(From Lloyds List)
Byline: Expansion includes 6,000 teu newbuilds from China Shipbuilding and smaller ships from Singapore's Jurong yard
Traditionally one of Asia's largest intra-Asian operators, Wan Hai Lines is looking to spread its shipping links further with the arrival, starting next year, of a series of 6,000 teu vessels.
The move into larger vessels will come some 42 years after the firm was founded in 1965 as a specialist shipping company transporting logs between Taiwan, Japan and Southeast Asia. The move into containerised transport came 30 years ago in 1976.
Two of the 67,680 dwt ships are due to be delivered in 2007, followed …