Evergreen Group is about to receive two new L-type containerships, the EVER LIBERAL and EVER LISSOME.
The 8,452-TEU EVER LIBERAL was christened by Bronson Hsieh, Evergreen Group’s Second Vice Group Chairman, at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea on May 9th. The rope cutting for the vessel was performed by Ms. C. H. Chang of Evergreen Marine Corporation.
EVER LIBERAL, owned by Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd., is 334.8 meters in length, 45.8 meters wide, with 942 reefer plugs. After her delivery on 14th May, the newbuilding will join Evergreen Line’s Far East – Europe route, replacing an older vessel.
The naming ceremony for EVER LISSOME, built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan, took place at the company’s Kaohsiung shipyard on May 13th and was officiated by Mr. Raymond Lin, Evergreen Group’s Vice Group Chairman. The official rope-cutting of the new 8,508 TEU vessel was performed by Mrs. Aphinya Changariyavong, the wife of Evergreen Shipping Agency (Thailand) Chairman Mr. Nivat Changariyavong.
Also owned by Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd., EVER LISSOME is 334.8 meters in length, 45.8 meters wide, with 948 reefer plugs. After her delivery on 15th May, the ship will join Evergreen Line’s Asia – US East Coast (via Suez Canal) route.
Both EVER LIBERAL and EVER LISSOME are fitted with alternative marine power, ballast water treatment systems, electronic-controlled fuel-injection engines that support slow steaming and many more eco-friendly designs.
May 14, 2014