Till now Korean shipyards have been the only ones able to handle orders from carriers such as Maersk Line for the construction of ultra-large container ships with capacities exceeding 18,000 teu, vessels such as the Triple-E series.
But now the Chinese yard Yangzijiang Shipbuilding becomes the second shipyard in China to go after orders for the construction of the giant so-called ULCC's, according to SinoShip. The yard has traditionally done most its work in dry bulk, but the yard wants to build different ships in its docks going forward.
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