New ACL series advances con-ro concept

The design for the G4 class con-ro was adapted by Knud E Hansen for ACL

Long in gestation, ACL’s project for a new breed of deep-sea ro-ro containership (con-ro) finally reached the contractual stage in August, whereby the US-based owner entrusted the building of five 45,000dwt vessels to a Chinese yard, writes David Tinsley

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