UK Ship Register’s Largest Container Ship

Thursday, April 23, 2009

The UK ship register has officially welcomed CMA CGM Andromeda on to the UK Ship Register this weekend, when she docked at Southampton. The vessel is the largest Container ship on the UK register at 131,332 GT, 11,356 TEU.

Overall she is the second largest vessel on the Register with the Queen Mary 2 being the largest at 148,528 GT.

CMA CGM Andromeda, owned by CMA CGM, 3rd worldwide shipping group, is also the world's first containership to be equipped with the "Fast Oil Recovery System" designed to help prevent marine pollution. She was built in by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd, Ulsan, South Korea and delivered on 18th March 2009.

The UK Ship Register has 1,557 vessels and GT now stands at 16,482,171. CMA CGM is currently have 31 ships registered with the UKSR, equating to just under 1.4 million GT and are the 3rd largest fleet on the UK Flag.

Roger Towner, Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen at the MCA said, "We're delighted that CMA CGM has recognised the benefits of being on the UK flag. They're not alone as in the last 12 months the UK Ship Register has increased by 48 ships and 2,126,329 GT giving us the biggest GT on the flag since the mid 1980s."

(www.mcga.gov.uk)

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Container Ships

Box Ships on Slippery Containership Slope in Q2

"The reduced charters on the 'Box Queen', 'CMA CGM Marlin' and 'CMA CGM Kingfish' were the contributing factors to the 24% decline in our adjusted time charter revenues year over year,

Fuel-saving Modifications for Containerships’ Engines

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and 100% owned subsidiary MES Technoservice Co., Ltd., have received an order from a Taiwan shipowner for fuel-efficiency

Evergreen Upgrades its Intra-Asia Service Network

Evergreen Line announced it will partner with Mariana Express in launching a joint South China- East Malaysia (SEM) Service. The new initiative will give a boost

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1047 sec (10 req/sec)