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TS Lines takes on its largest ship

TS Lines from Taiwan has taken on its largest ever ship. The company has chartered the 8,533 teu Lloyd Don Giovanni from Germany’s Zeaborn for three months for a price Alphaliner is reporting at $12,500 a day. The ship will go on a route from China to India and Pakistan, a service operated with Evergreen, ONE, Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, Feedertech, COSCO and PIL.

Previously the largest ship operated by TS Lines, an intra-Asia player, was the 6,966 teu which it operated for 11 months from November 2015.

The company currently operates 36 container vessels totalling 71,100 teu.

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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