OOCL Gdynia, the newest ship from the Hong Kong-based shipowner, an environmentally friendly mega-container with a capacity of 24,188 TEU, arrived in Gdansk yesterday, 30 November. It is currently being transhipped at the T2 terminal of the Baltic Hub.
OOCL Gdynia was still at the Dalian shipyard COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co. on 11 October. Ltd. (DACKS), which is partly owned by Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries. There, a naming ceremony was held for the sixth (of twelve ordered in 2020) environmentally friendly mega-container from shipowner Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd.
The vessel is almost 400m long and 61.3m wide, and can accommodate as many as 24,188 TEUs on board, making it one of the largest container ships in the world.
Orient Overseas Container Line and OOCL are trade names for maritime transport and container shipping services provided separately by: Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (“OOCL”) and OOCL (Europe) Limited. Both companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Orient Overseas (International) Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, OOCL is one of the world’s largest integrated international container shipping and logistics companies, with approximately 130 offices in over 100 major cities. Connecting Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa and Oceania, the company offers transport services to all the world’s major trading economies.