Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) announced on March 15th that it had ordered ten new container vessels that will be ready for methanol and ammonia and will be outfitted with a bow cover and other energy-saving technologies. ONE has also begun talks with shipyards and equipment manufacturers about implementing onboard carbon capture and storage upon delivery.
his new order is in line with the container carrier company’s medium-term strategy announced in March 2022. Another 10 large vessels were ordered last May. The new container ships hold a considerable mount of carrying capacity of over 13,700 TEU. The vessels are expected to be delivered in 2025 and 2026.
By ensuring a stable deployment of new, state-of-the-art container vessels without constrained by short-term fluctuations in the container market, the company aims to strengthen its fleet competitiveness and meet customer demand for building and maintaining an efficient and reliable supply chain.
For ONE, green strategy is a top management priority, and it aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. The company committed to achieving sustainable maritime transportation by continuing to invest in greener assets and technologies and, as a leader in decarbonization in shipping, to decarbonize maritime transport through extensive collaboration with industry stakeholders.