Taiwanese container shipping major Wan Hai Lines has taken over two 1,800 teu boxships under construction at China’s Zhoushan Changhong International Shipbuilding through a resale deal.
The two vessels, Hull 2001 and Hull 2002, were originally ordered by Malaysian company MTT Shipping in 2018. VesselsValue‘s database shows Wan Hai acquired the two vessels at a price of $17.7m. Delivery of the vessels are scheduled in October.
According to Alphaliner, Wan Hai currently operates a fleet of 105 containerships with total capacity of around 292,000 teu making it the 12th largest containerline in the world.