The Bahia Laura, the fifth of six 3,752 TEU Hamburg SÃ¼d 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 SÃ¼d. Following delivery on 12 July, the Bahia Laura will be phased into Hamburg SÃ¼d'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.