The Middle East is still United Arab Shipping Company's (UASC) key market, but the fleet expansion with mega ships also means that the shipping company will become more global, says CEO Jørn Hinge in an interview with Shippingwatch.
A farily solid infrastructure in the Middle East, where several ports such as Jebel Ali in Dubai are equipped to handle the new, massive container ships serves as a key contributing factor in United Arab Shipping Company's decision to sign an order on Thursday for a series of ultra large container ships from Korean Hyundai Heavy Industries, an order that will begin with five 18,800 teu unites and five 14,500 teu units. But the shipping company will also become more global, says CEO Jørn Hinge in an interview with ShippingWatch.....
BY OLE ANDERSEN
Published 30.08.13 at 15:34