New Evergreen Container Ship Flies Red Ensign

Press Release
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
'Ever Leading' UK Welcoming: Photo credit Evergreen Line

'Ever Leading' welcomed at container terminal Felixstowe, UK, on maiden voyage, the third Evergreen L-Type on UK shipping registery.

The new container ship is owned by Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd. is 334 meters in length, 45.8 meters wide, with 942 reefer plugs and a draft of 14.2 meters. The L-type vessel can cruise at a speed up to 24.5 knots.  

The latest L-class containerships meet the standards of international regulations for environmental protection and can reduce CO2 emission by 15 percent compared to the carrier's earlier award-winning S-class eco-ships.

To meet fleet upgrading and customers' future capacity demand, Evergreen Group commenced a new shipbuilding project in 2010 with an order of 20 L-type vessels from Samsung Heavy Industries.  Evergreen placed an order for another 10 vessels of the same specifications with Taiwan Shipbuilding Corp in 2011.  Seven of the 30 new buildings are expected to be delivered by the end of 2012.

Dignitaries attending included UK Shipping Minister Mr. Stephen Hammond, Maritime London Chief Executive Mr. Doug Barrow and the Chamber of Shipping (COS) Chief Executive Mr. Angus Frew. Guests were also welcomed from the Department for Transport (DFT), Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA), Hutchison Port Holding Limited (HPH),ABS Europe Limited, Maritime Transport Limited, Lloyd's Register of Shipping (LR), Class NK and the media.



 
 

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Legal

MNZ Inspectors Board Fishing Vessels Off South Island

A joint operation by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the New Zealand Defence Force – Operation Moana – has seen 16 fishing vessels operating off the west coast of

Bahri Appoint Two Board Members

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) announces it received on 21/11/1435H corresponding to 16/9/2014G a letter from Saudi Aramco Development Company (SADC) appointing Mr.

RWE Dea Awarded Two New Concessions in Egypt

In the International Bid Round 2013, RWE Dea has been awarded two new offshore concessions with operatorship by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC).

Container Ships

Maersk Sees US Approval of Shipping Alliance as Formality

U.S. regulatory approval of a proposed shipping alliance involving AP Moeller Maersk should be a formality, the Danish company's chief executive said on Wednesday.

Cargo Container Security Alliance Formed

SC-integrity, Inc. (LoJack SCI) and Contguard Ltd. announced a strategic alliance designed to provide their customers with security and real-time visibility of

Port of Long Beach Sees Cargo Numbers Slip

Container cargo shipments declined by 9.1 percent in August at the Port of Long Beach, reflecting both early shipping by importers this year and the comparison

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Navigation Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2414 sec (4 req/sec)