According to Shanghai Daily, the delivery of China's first self
-made 8530-TEU containership over the weekend officially makes China the fourth nation capable of building super large container ships. The ship was designed and built over six years by the Shanghai-based Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) with full independent Chinese intellectual property rights.
The ship measures is 335 x 42.8 x 24.8 m, able to carry 101,000 tons and sail at 25 knots.
Previously, the largest container ship China built was the 5688TEU.