OOCL Celebrates Maiden Voyages of New Eco-Friendly Mega Vessels

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Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL) has marked a significant milestone with the maiden voyages of its latest 24,188 TEU mega vessels, “OOCL Finland” and “OOCL Sweden.” These ships are part of a fleet of ten eco-friendly mega containerships, highlighting the company’s commitment to fleet modernization.

New Vessel Details

  • OOCL Finland: Constructed by Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (DACKS).
    • Named by Ms. TANG Li, CEO of KEECO Asia Group on April 25, 2024.
    • Maiden arrival in Xiamen on May 10, 2024.
  • OOCL Sweden: Built by Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS).
    • Named by Ms. CHEN Ying, Independent Director of Orient Overseas (International) Limited on April 23, 2024.
    • Maiden arrived in Shanghai on June 2, 2024.

Service Route

The two vessels are deployed on OOCL’s Asia-Europe service LL1. The port rotation includes:

  • Asia: Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Yantian, Singapore
  • Europe: Felixstowe, Zeebrugge, Gdansk, Wilhelmshaven
  • The route also features transits via the Cape of Good Hope.

Company Background

OOCL, a subsidiary of Orient Overseas (International) Limited listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, is a global leader in container transportation and logistics. Headquartered in Hong Kong, OOCL operates around 130 offices in over 100 major cities worldwide, providing services across Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania. The company is renowned for its innovative use of technology to enhance global supply chains.

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Source: OOCL