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HMM to launch world’s largest vessels in April

According to BusinessKorea, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) will introduce the largest container vessels of the world in April. These mega-ships will be deployed on the company's Asia-Europe services.

HMM will put into operation a total of 12 24,000-TEU super large vessels, one per week, staring this April, the Busan New Port Terminal said on Jan. 12.

The boxships are under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.

The South Korea-based shipping giant seems to follow 2020 goals, which President and CEO, Jae-hoon Bae, highlighted in its New Year message.

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