OOCL Christens 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) held a naming ceremony for the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, on May 12.
The 191,317 dwt OOCL Hong Kong has become one of the largest containerships in the world by carrying capacity with a length of 399.9 meters and a width of 58.8 meters, will serve the Asia-Europe trade lane as part of the LL1 service.

As disclosed, the newbuilding is financed through an arrangement with DBS Bank. Back in 2015, OOCL placed ordered for six 21,000 TEU ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) Five more ships are being built for the company at SHI and scheduled for delivery later in 2017.

(World Maritime News)