In Brisbane, Australia, Hamburg Süd named another 1,819 TEU container vessel, the Cap Pasley. Like the Cap Palliser, which was christened in Tauranga, New Zealand three days ago, the Cap Pasley is one of a series of five identical charter vessels owned by the Claus-Peter Offen shipping company that are to be deployed in the Hamburg Süd Group
's liner service between Asia and Australia/New Zealand.
Sponsor of the Cap Pasley is Carol Teys, wife of Alan Teys, one of the leading Australian meat exporters. The name Cap Pasley is taken from the cape which forms the western end of the Great Australian Bight.