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Hanjin Heavy Industries - IRISL, Ship Order Cancellation


Hanjin Heavy industries, contracted to build three container ships for IRISL (Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines), has not received payments for the ships since April 2009.  Accordinly, Hanjin has put the ships up for sale on the international market. 


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  • Completion Date: Fri, 2009-04-24


1. "Payments for ships end", BNET, 24 April, 2009, available at

2. "Revealed: The ghost fleet of the recession anchored just east of Singapore", Mail Online, 28 September 2009, available at

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