Tsakos Greek container line switches from boxships to tankers

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GREECE’s Tsakos Shipping and Trading is negotiating the conversion of orders for two 2,782-TEU containerships it ordered into suexmax tankers, according to Alphaliner analysts, reports Singapore’s Splash 247. Tsakos has eight 2,782-TEU ships under construction at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea, and if the Greek owner succeeds in negotiating a contract switch the suezmaxes would need to be built at larger sister yards of Hyundai Mipo, such as Hyundai Samho or Hyundai Heavy Industries....


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