Containership Christened at DSME

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The was christened at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) yard in Okpo (). After the it is the second newbuilding of a series of six identical vessels, each with a slot capacity of 5,900 TEU. This makes the class ships the largest container vessels in the history of Hamburg Süd.  Sponsor of the is Teresa Oetker, daughter of Dr. h.c. August Oetker, partner of Dr. August Oetker KG and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Hamburg Süd.  Following delivery on June 12, the will be initially phased into Hamburg Süd's Asia – South America East Coast Service, before being deployed on the shipping group's – South America East Coast route in the autumn. The "Rio" class ships will then gradually replace the "Monte" vessels, which are to be deployed in the trades between and South America East Coast.

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