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TS Lines orders four boxships at Mawei Shipbuilding

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Taiwanese shipowner TS Lines has placed an order at Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding for the construction of four boxships.

The four 1,100 teu containerships, designed by Shanghai Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI), is the latest version containership for China-Japan shipping routes. 

The vessels will be in 147.9 metres length and 23.25 metres width, having a carrying capacity of 1,140 twenty-foot containers. 

TS Lines has been expanding fleet capacity since last year, and the company is expected to have a self-owned fleet of over 40 vessels by 2024.

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