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Israeli carrier ZIM signs $1bn contract for 10 Seaspan newbuilds

Israeli carrier ZIM signs $1bn contract for 10 Seaspan newbuilds

A deal worth more than $1 billion has been signed by Israeli carrier ZIM with Seaspan, one of the world's largest container shipping charterers, for a range of LNG-fuelled ships.

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Ten 15,000 TEU vessels to be constructed at Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea will be deployed when they deliver on ZIM's Asia-US East Coast trade.

“We are very pleased to partner with ZIM to facilitate our customer’s industry leading environmental initiative. This transaction signifies both ZIM’s and Seaspan’s commitment to ESG principles, carbon reduction, and resolve to contribute to a greener business community in the future," said Bing Chen, chairman, president and CEO of Seaspan

Maritime Business World 

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