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Safmarine welcomes first of three new WAFMAX vessels

February 21 - Safmarine has taken delivery of the 4,500 teu Safmarine Chilka, the first of three new Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containerships to join the A.P Moller-Maersk fleet in 2012.

The vessel has been purpose-built for the trade with Africa and has been deployed on the Far East - Africa trade.

Safmarine Chilka (pictured below) is also the first of a series of container vessels from Hyundai Heavy Industries to be fitted with super-long-stroke main engines and a waste heat recovery system to reduce emissions and save fuel.

According to Grant Daly, Safmarine CEO, "Twenty-three new Safmarine-branded vessels have joined the A.P. Moller-Maersk fleet since 2004, which represents a significant investment in the Safmarine brand.

www.safmarine.com 

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