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Evergreen orders 24 container vessels – the second highest newbuild count relative to fleet

Evergreen orders 24 container vessels for a total value upwards of USD 1.1 billion, positioning the Taiwanese container carrier as the second largest orderer of newbuilds relative to its existing fleets.

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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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