OOCL welcomes another eco-friendly 24,188 TEU mega vessel

September 07 2023 Print This Article

Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd., is delighted to welcome another new mega containership into its fleet, “OOCL Zeebrugge” , the fifth eco-friendly 24,188 TEU vessel in a series of twelve.

The vessel was named by Ms. SHI Lei, Deputy General Manager of SUMEC CORPORATION LIMITED and Chairwoman of SUMEC Machinery & Electric Co., Ltd, at a ceremony held at the Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) shipyard, in the presence of a number of distinguished guests, including customers and business partners.

Mr. Kenny YE, Chief Operating Officer of OOCL, said at the ceremony: “The company’s interim results reflect the robustness of OOCL's business operations through changing markets. Looking ahead, this series of new mega vessels will continue to bring economies of scale to us, and to optimize OOCL's fleet structure, enabling us to better navigate uncertainties in the future. In addition, the latest technological and green features of these vessels demonstrate our determination to be at the forefront of our industry, driving development forward with the most comprehensive, advanced technology and in the most sustainable way.”

The OOCL Zeebrugge will serve the Asia-Europe LL3 loop line together with her sister vessels the OOCL Spain, OOCL Piraeus, OOCL Turkiye and OOCL Felixstowe?. Her port rotation is:

Shanghai / Xiamen / Nansha / Hong Kong / Yantian / Cai Mep / Singapore / Piraeus / Hamburg / Rotterdam / Zeebrugge / Valencia / Piraeus / Abu Dhabi / Port Kelang / Shanghai