Yang Ming To Lease Mega Ships From Seaspan
News: Taiwan-based Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation is planning to charter a maximum of 10 new mega ships from Seaspan Corporation, according to a spokesperson Winsor Huang, reports Reuters. Yang Ming will lease five of the vessels that have a carrying capacity of 14,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) for a span of 10 years, and the company has a choice of additional five vessels. The ships, which are expected to be constructed by a South Korean shipbuilder, will have a carrying capacity of 14,000TEUs, Huang said. These ships will be marked as the Taiwanese ocean carrier's first mega ships.