Bahia Grande Christened in Korea

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
The container vessel Bahia Grande was christened at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) yard in Okpo, Korea. The Bahia Grande is the fourth of a total of six identical 3,752 TEU container ships commissioned from DSME by Hamburg Süd. Following the delivery the Bahia Grande will be phased into Hamburg Süd's liner service between Asia/South Africa and South America East Coast. The sponsor of the newbuilding is Barbara Wiegmann, wife of Dr Hans-Henning Wiegman, Chairman of the Executive Board of Henkell & Söhnlein Sektkellereien KG in Wiesbaden, like Hamburg Süd a member of the Oetker Group. The "Bahia Grande" is named after a bay in the Argentinean province of Santa Cruz, which forms the southernmost section of the country's coastline.
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