Global on-order container ship capacity has jumped by 56,500 teu after liner giant Evergreen Marine and intra-Asia feeder specialist TS Lines signed contracts for 10 newbuildings.

Taipei-listed Evergreen has put pen to paper for half-a-dozen 2,400-teu ships at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding.

Taiwanese-owned TS Lines firmed up four vessels at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding.