Engine failure on the Weser
The "Ever Lissome" encountered engine failure on July 9, 2017, around 11 p.m. on the Weser when sailing outbound towards the Northsea. It had left Bremerhaven at 10.20 p.m. The ship was stabilized by dropping anchor at fairway buoy 39. Two tugs held the vessel in position until the situation was rectified. It later was able to continue its voyage and arrived in Le Havre on July 11 at noon. On July 12 at 6.30 a.m. it left the port again, bound to New York, ETA July 19.
Ever Lissome delivered from CSBC Kaohsiung to Evergreen Group
Evergreen Group today held the naming ceremony for EVER LISSOME, the fifth of its L-type vessels to be built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan, the company said in its press release. The ceremony took place at CSBC's Kaohsiung shipyard and was officiated by Mr. Raymond Lin, Evergreen Group's Vice Group Chairman. The official rope-cutting of the new 8,508 TEU vessel was performed by Mrs. Aphinya Changariyavong, the wife of Evergreen Shipping Agency (Thailand) Chairman Mr. Nivat Changariyavong. "Global economic outlook is gradually improving. According to IMF's latest World Economic Outlook, the world output is expected to grow by 3.6% in 2014. In addition, Clarksons expects global box trade to increase by 6% this year. In view of this growth momentum, Evergreen Line has been conducting a fleet renewal program not only to better serve the expected trade recovery, but also to safeguard the marine environment with eco-friendly ships." said Mr. Lin in his speech at the ceremony. Owned by Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd., EVER LISSOME is 334.8 meters in length, 45.8 meters wide, with 948 reefer plugs. The L-class containership is fitted with alternative marine power, ballast water treatment system, electronic-controlled fuel-injection engine that supports slow steaming and many more eco-friendly designs. After her delivery on 15th May, the newbuilding will join Evergreen Line's Asia - US East Coast (via Suez Canal) route, replacing an older vessel.Upload News