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24,004-TEUer now afloat from Shanghai shipyard

Author: Posttime:2022-01-19 19:14:36

THE 24,004-TEU Ever Alot has recently been floated out of China State Shipbuilding Corporation's Jiangnan Changxing Shipyard, the first of six megamaxes for Taiwan's Evergreen, reports Singapore's Splash 247.

"With an intake of 24,004 TEU, the six conventionally-powered sisters will be the world's largest containerships and the first to break the 'magic' 24,000 TEU barrier," said Alphaliner.
The ship had previously been advertised with an intake of 23,888 TEU. The 399.99 metre long Ever Alot will beat a series of six 23,992 TEU ships built by Samsung Heavy Industries also for Evergreen as the new world record holder in the big boxship stakes. The Ever Alot has a scheduled delivery date of May.
Containership size records have repeatedly been broken in recent years, climbing above the 20,000 TEU mark for the first time in 2017. Boxships have more than tripled in size in terms of carrying capacity since the start of the
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