2019 | Quarter 2

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Evergreen Line’s New G Type Vessel

with 21,000 Teus Capacity Makes Maiden Voyage

to PTP

Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (PTP), a member of MMC Group had welcomed a maiden voyage event for Evergreen Line’s latest generation of G Type vessel named Ever Glory calling at the port. The vessel, which is owned by Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC), is on its journey from Yantian, China to Europe.

The maiden voyage of Ever Glory to PTP was commemorated at a special event held on the same date and attended by representatives from both PTP and EMC including Mr. Marco Neelsen, Chief Executive Officer of PTP and Yen Chia-Cheng, President of Evergreen Marine Corporation (Malaysia).

Ever Glory vessel adopts the most advanced shipbuilding technologies and measures at about 400 metres in length and about 59 metres wide. In line with the stringent eco-friendly criteria that EMC has imposed on its own operation, Ever Glory vessel is equipped with various environmental protection devices and fully complies with the regulations of international maritime agencies. The ship's new generation G-type main engine is developed with a longer stroke to operate at lower speeds with capability to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emission up to 7 % than traditional main engines.