SHI Secures Newbuild Contract from Evergreen

3 October 2010 (Last Updated October 3rd, 2010 18:30)

Samsung Heavy Industries has secured a $1.2bn contract to build ten container ships for Evergreen Marine in Taiwan. The vessels, with a cargo capacity of 8,000teu, are scheduled for delivery after 2013. The ships will be installed with energy efficient electrical equipment to cut

Samsung Heavy Industries has secured a $1.2bn contract to build ten container ships for Evergreen Marine in Taiwan.

The vessels, with a cargo capacity of 8,000teu, are scheduled for delivery after 2013.

The ships will be installed with energy efficient electrical equipment to cut air pollution.

Seven of the vessels will be owned by Evergreen Marine, while three will be owned by Panama-based Evergreen International.