Taiwan-based container shipping firm and one of the leading shipping companies, Evergreen Marine, has ordered 24 container ships this week for a total price of over $1.1 billion from CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding in China
In a Taiwan Stock Exchange announcement on Wednesday, Evergreen reported the order comprised newly-constructed 1,800 TEU, 2,300 TEU, and 3,000 TEU container ships. More precisely, the company has ordered two 1,800 TEU vessels, eleven 2,300 vessels TEU and eleven 3,000 TEU vessels. The total transaction price lies between $958 million to 1.1 billion.
Evergreen Marine, the owner of the Ever Given container ship which earlier blocked the ship traffic in the Suez Canal in March, did not disclose any details regarding the expected delivery dates.