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Shanghai Jin Jiang orders two 1,900 teu ships at Yangfan

Shanghai Jin Jiang Shipping has ordered two firm gearless 1,900 teu ships at Yangfan Group. The deal comes with options for two more vessels.

No price has been revealed for the ships that deliver in 2023. Alphaliner data shows the intra-Asia company, which brands its liner operations as Jinjiang Shipping, has 36 ships in operation today and ranks as the world’s 40th largest 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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