The vessel’s first cargo is iron ore from the Anglo American Kumba operations in South Africa.
The vessels were constructed between 2011 and 2013 at shipyards in South Korea and China.
The funding will support the expansion of the nation’s ferry services as well as the shift to zero-emission transportation.
2M focuses on maintaining competitive and cost-efficient operations on Transatlantic and Transpacific trade routes.
The vessels are expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2026.
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The high-speed separators are compatible with HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) blends.
Italian shipping register RINA granted the Ammonia Ready class notation to the vessels.
Marlink will deploy its high-speed VSAT service and L-band backup option on the vessels.
The new deep seaport is anticipated to reduce congestion at ports in the country.
The financing, which is part of the National Trade Corridors Fund, will be used for improving the Welland Canal.