Delivery of new container vessels extends into 2025

The delivery of ships ordered within the last year will extend into 2025. ShippingWatch has interviewed Torsten Holst Pedersen, COO at Seaspan Corporation, which has initiated a newbuild program larger than the entirety of Evergreen's owned fleet.

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It has been a hectic year so far for the world's largest independent owner and operator of container vessels, Seaspan Corporation, which has benefited colossally from the upturn in the market and shortage of container vessels.

The past year has seen a consistent burst in the orders for newbuilds – as soon as one order has been announced, another one lands. Most recently last week, as Isreali Zim utilized an option for another five large LNG-fueled container vessels ordered by Canada-based Seaspan from Chinese shipyards.

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