Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation took delivery today of a 14,000 TEU containership, the YM Width.
Constructed at CSBC Corporation in Taiwan, the new containership is Seaspan’s eighth 14,000 TEU SAVER design containership and fourth delivery in 2016.
The YM Width will commence a ten-year, fixed-rate time charter with Yang Ming Marine Transport that can be extended for up to additional two years.
The ship is the eighth of a total of nine boxships from the same series to be chartered by Seaspan to Yang Ming.
The delivery of this newbuilding expands the company’s operating fleet to 89 vessels.