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Mikael Lind et al

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The maritime executive

By

Ankur Kundu

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Allan E. Jordan

By

The maritime executive

26032021 11:24:21

Taiwan’s Evergreen Line is the latest container shipping line to land a major newbuild contract, the company confirmed in a listing that it has placed a total order valued at $ 2 billion, with news of the order coming as the line has suffered a major embarrassment when one of their large cargo ships blocked the important trade route in the Suez Canal

According to the filing, the Board of Directors approved the order of 20 new container ships by Samsung Heavy Industries. Each of the ships will have a capacity of 15000 TEU The construction price is between 115 and 130 million US dollars per ship The total contract value is between 2 USD3 and 2 $ 6 billion

The order contained few details, but Samsung said the ships would be equipped with energy-saving devices and the SVESSEL smart ship solution, delivery is expected to be completed by June 2025

Samsung calls the order the world’s largest single order for container ships, which helps the shipyard to expand its current leadership position in this segment. According to Clarkson Research, Samsung currently has half of all orders for new container ships. In total, the Korean shipyard has orders for 42 ships in 2021 posted for a total of $ 5 billion

This last order continues Evergreen’s expansion program for its fleet. You currently have a fleet of almost 200 ships with a deadweight of 13 million TEU. Evergreen delivered its newest ships in December 2020, the sixth and seventh new 12000 TEU class F container ship They were built at the Geoje Shipyard by Samsung Heavy Industries

By early 2021, Evergreen had taken over 16 newly built container ships, including seven ships with 12000 TEU F and nine 1800 TEU C-Ships in 2020 Evergreen reports that a further 53 newbuildings have to be delivered, including ships of the airline and ships that are operated under charter. The line’s order book includes ten ships with 24000 TEU A, thirteen additional 12000 ships with F-type, fourteen with 2500 TEU O and sixteen 1800 TEU C-ships with 1800 TEU These orders are all to be delivered by the end of 2022

shipping

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Mikael Lind et al

29032021 01:16:00

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government

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The maritime executive

29032021 12:20:00

Filipino Defense Minister Delfin Lorenzana announced on Saturday that he has dispatched military aircraft on daily overflight missions to monitor a flotilla of more than 200 Chinese maritime militia vessels at Whitsun, a controversial land feature in the Spratly Islands

“We stand ready to defend our national sovereignty and protect the marine resources of the Philippines. There will be an increased presence of the Philippine Navy and Coast Guard ships to conduct sovereignty patrols and protect our fishermen in

shipping

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Ankur Kundu

28032021 09:47:00

Maritime tracking data shows that at least 20 vessels trapped in the Suez Canal are carrying livestock, raising animal welfare concerns as the traffic jams drag on

The establishment of Ever Given, owned by Taiwanese airline Evergreen, has resulted in one of the longest closures of the Suez Canal in decades.As a result, hundreds of ships are stuck waiting for the blockade to be cleared, with many arriving ships taking the longer route around it Cape of Good Hope

Cruise ships

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Allan E. Jordan

28032021 09:25:17 AM

While 2020 was obviously a wasted year for the cruise industry, it also helped accelerate change and, in unexpected ways, may have bolstered its long-term prospects With the first complete cessation of passenger traffic since World War II, companies have been forced to re-enter the capital markets turn to survive while taking the opportunity to re-examine their fleets along with other aspects of business

Despite the long hiatus, most analysts believe the industry will recover

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