On 17 February two more 13,100TEU container vessels for Rickmers Group were named in Ulsan, Korea. Leo Rickmers and Scorpio Rickmers will come into service for their charterer Maersk Line as Maersk Edmonton and Maersk Elba. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, Korea, the two new vessels are part of a series of eight 13,100TEU container ships which have been chartered for a ten-year period to Maersk Line. Four similar sister vessels were delivered last summer.Measuring 366m by 48.2m, these ships will be capable of navigating the ‘new’ Panama Canal after its completion.

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