Samsung Heavy Names Evergreen’s Latest L-Type Duo
Samsung Heavy Industries yesterday held a naming ceremony for Evergreen Line’s latest duo of L-type vessels.
The two containerships are 334.8 meters in length, 45.8 meters wide, have 948 reefer plugs and a draft of 14.2 meters. Each can cruise at speeds up to 24.5 knots.
EVER LIVELY, the sixteenth in a series of Evergreen Line’s L-type containerships was christened by Bronson Hsieh, the Evergreen Group’s Second Vice Group Chairman. The official rope-cutting of the new 8,452-TEU vessel was performed by Ms. Ching-fen Cheng, Executive Vice President of Central Reinsurance Corporation.
On the same day, Vice Group Chairman Marcel Chang presided at the naming ceremony of EVER LENIENT, the seventeenth vessel in the series. The rope-cutting on this occasion was conducted by Mrs. Connie Chang, wife of Mr. Chang.
EVER LIVELY and EVER LENIENT are owned by Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd respectively.
Both will be delivered in February and join Evergreen Line’s Far East – Middle East route.
Press Release, January 22, 2014