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Briese Schifffahrt orders four boxships in China

Briese Schiffahrt is back in China for more feeder boxships. The German shipping line has signed with Huanghai Shipbuilding for four 1,800 teu vessels. No details on price have been revealed.

Splash reported in April of Briese Schiffahrt’s decision to order four 1,930 teu vessels at Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard.

Shipping database Equasis lists Briese Schiffahrts with 71 ships in its fleet, a mix of containerships, general cargo vessels, research vessels, fishing support vessels and one bulk carrier.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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