Bahia Laura Christened

Tuesday, July 10, 2007
The Bahia Laura, the fifth of six 3,752 TEU Hamburg Süd container ships, was christened at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) yard in Okpo, Korea.

Sponsor of the newbuilding is Eva Graumann, Director Public Relations, Hamburg Süd. Following delivery on 12 July, the Bahia Laura will be phased into Hamburg Süd's liner service between Asia/South Africa and South America East Coast.

The Bahia Laura is named after the nature reserve Reserva Natural Bahia Laura in the Argentinian province of Santa Cruz, which is south of Puerto Deseado.

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