Wallenius Wilhelmsen orders four dual-fuel vessels

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has signed a letter of intent for four firm, and eight optional, next generation vessels which can run on ammonia or methanol.

The first of the four 9,350CEU methanol-capable and ammonia-ready vessels, designated as ‘Shaper Class’, will be delivered from the second half of 2026 from Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu).

All vessels are designed to support Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s trading pattern and have a high degree of flexibility, allowing a variety of cargo compositions.

The ability to install ammonia propulsion provides future optionality to choose future green fuel types in line with Net Zero ambitions.

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