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Seaspan picks up an additional five container ships

For the third year in a row, stock listed American shipowner Seaspan has opted to sign a large newbuilding contract, says the company in a press release.

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American stock listed shipowner Seaspan has used an option for five newbuildings, says the company in a press release. Chinese shipyards Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipuilding Co. Ltd. and Jiangsu Yangsi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co. will once again handle the construction of five 10,000 teu container ships. The ships will be built according to the company's own energy efficient design. This marks the company's third major newbuilding contract in 2013, the most recent of which was placed at the beginning of the year.

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