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06 June 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 00:35 GMT+2

November 12, 2018

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Wan Hai Lines orders 20 new portacontainer of the ability to 2.000-3.000 teu

They will be constructed by the Japanese Japan Marine United Corporation and the Chineses Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Co. and Shipbuilding Trading Co Lowers.

The company of taiwanese navigation Wan Hai Lines (WHL) has undersigned today orders for the acquisition of 20 new portacontainer that they are commissioned to the Japanese ship yard Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU), to the ship yard Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Co. of the Chinese group It lowers It are Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and to the Chinese ship yard It lowers Shipbuilding Trading Co. (CSTC).

Draft of eight new ships of the ability to containerized transport of 3.036 teu that they will be constructed by Japanese JMU. The unitary costs of the portacontenitori are of 4,71 billion yen for a total of 37,68 billion yen (331 million dollars). The understanding with the Japanese company includes also exercisable options within six months from today for the construction of other four ships of the same type and to the same conditions.

The 12 ships ordered to the Chinese yards, that they will have an ability to 2.038 teu, will cost ognuna USA 26,33 million dollars about for a total of 315,94 million dollars. Moreover the agreement previews exercisable options within three months from today for the order of ulterior four ships of the same type and to the same conditions.

WHL will begin beginning from to take in delivery the new ships constructed in Japan the October 2020 and those constructed in China from January 2021.

Moreover Wan Hai Lines has announced to have determined the purchase of container for cargos dries for a total pairs to 28 thousand teu and for total costs of USA 56,98 million dollars.

Currently the fleet of the taiwanese company is constituted by 72 ships of property and 24 rental.


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