Wallenius Wilhelmsen declare options for four additional Shaper Class vessels

Oslo, May 24, 2024 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen today declared options to build four more 9,300 CEU vessels at China Merchants Jingling Shipyard Co., Ltd. The declared options are the new options secured on March 25, with earlier delivery per stock exchange notice on the same date. The company now holds firm contracts for a total of twelve vessels, with deliveries starting from mid-2026. Delivery for the latest four vessels will take place in late 2027/early 2028. Additionally, we hold options for four more vessels. As communicated earlier, the company emphasizes that the options secured on March 25 do not necessarily indicate an increased ambition for the current newbuilding program compared to what was announced in our initial stock exchange release dated August 15, 2023. Contact for more information: Anders Redigh Karlsen, VP Global IR & Market Insight Tel: +47 994 20 293 Email: anders.karlsen@walwil.com David Hopkins, External Communications Manager Tel: +47 942 88 486 Email: david.hopkins@walwil.com About Wallenius Wilhelmsen The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group is a market leader in roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) shipping and vehicle logistics, managing the distribution of cars, trucks, rolling equipment and breakbulk to customers all over the world. The company operates around 125 vessels servicing 15 trade routes to six continents, a global inland distribution network, 66 processing centers and eight marine terminals. With a head office in Oslo, Norway, the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group has 9,500 employees working across 28 countries worldwide

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