EMC Could Increase Fleet by 100 Ships

11 April 2010 (Last Updated April 11th, 2010 18:30)

Evergreen Marine Corp (EMC) is planning to purchase as many as 100 ships and start negotiations with shipyards across Taiwan. The company's acquisition list includes 32 ships of 8,000teu, 20 S-types of 7,024teu, 20 U-types of 5,364teu and 20 feeders of 2,000teu, according to Kaiji Press

Evergreen Marine Corp (EMC) is planning to purchase as many as 100 ships and start negotiations with shipyards across Taiwan.

The company’s acquisition list includes 32 ships of 8,000teu, 20 S-types of 7,024teu, 20 U-types of 5,364teu and 20 feeders of 2,000teu, according to Kaiji Press.

EMC is also planning to start negotiations with shipyards such as STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, CSBC Corporation, Taiwan and Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is also competing with Evergreen for the acquisition.