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Seaspan orders 10 boxships from Shanghai Waigaoqiao

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CSSC Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding has signed the official contract for ten 7,000 teu containerships from Seaspan Corp.

Designed by Shanghai-based SDARI, the vessels will be 272 metres length and 42.8 metres width, which are scrubber-fitted and are anticipated to begin deliveries in 2024.

It is the first-time cooperation Seaspan has ordered from Shanghai Waigaoqiao, and this could strengthen the market position of Waigaoqiao for containership construction, commented Waigaoqiao.

The deal makes total volume of orders on hand of 7,000 teu containerships for Waigaoqiao reached 22 vessels, ranking it top in the global market for this ship size. 

 

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