Evergreen, the world's seventh largest container carrier, is in the midst of a large newbuild program, with more vessels to come.
The Taiwanese container carrier has placed an order for 24 smaller new container vessels with a capacity of 1,800-3,000 teu each, confirms Evergreen in an announcement to the stock exchange in Taiwan.
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