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Wan Hai Orders Eight New Containerships

June 22, 2016

Pic: Wan Hai Lines

Pic: Wan Hai Lines

 Taiwan’s shipping company Wan Hai Lines has placed an order for eight 1,900 teu box ships worth a total of $212 million - $236 million.

 
Wan Hai said that the vessels will be built by shipbuilder Naikai Zosen Corp.
 
Delivery dates for the newbuildings were not disclosed, according to a stock exchange filing.
 
The shipping liner has already sealed a deal with Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K”Line) and Singapore’s Pacific International Lines (PIL) to jointly operate a transpacific service from Vietnam and South PRC to the U. S. Pacific South West with seven ships of about 8,000 TEUs.
 
It has  recently announced the launch of Japan – India / Pakistan Service “CHS3 service”. 
 
This new service will be reorganized to expand Wan Hai Lines network by providing direct service from Japan to India & Pakistan. It will also help to complement Wan Hai Lines existing 5 other India/Pakistan services with better port coverage and frequency.
 
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