Evergreen Marine has taken delivery of the 23,992 teu containership Ever Act built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).

The Ever Act is the second of six A-class megamax containerships that the Taiwanese shipping line will take delivery of from SHI in 2021 and 2022, following the Ever Ace, delivered in July, reported Alphaliner.

These vessels are the largest containerships currently in service, being 28 teu larger than the previous record holders, the series of seven 23,964 teu HMM Algericas type “HMM Algericas sisterships built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and delivered in 2020.

The “Ever Act” has 241,900 dwt, a length of 399.90 m and a beam of 61.50 m (24 rows). It has conventional propulsion and is equipped with an exhaust gas scrubber. An 11-cylinder WinGD diesel engine of the XD92B model powers the vessel at commercial speeds of up to 22.5 knots.

Evergreen’s latest new vessel was recently positioned from the Samsung shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea, to Qingdao, China, where it joined Ocean Alliance’s Far East – Northern Europe ‘NEU6’ service (which Evergreen calls ‘CEM’) on September 12.

Source: Seatrade Maritime News