Hong Kong's OOCL Name Korea-built Mega-Containership

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013
OOCL Naming Ceremony: Photo credit OOCL

The 13,208 TEU containership  was christened 'OOCL Chongqing' at a ceremony in the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea.

The OOCL Chongqing will be serving the Asia-Europe trade on the Loop 5 service where her port rotation is: Kwangyang / Busan / Shanghai / Ningbo / Yantian / Shekou / Singapore / Suez Canal / Rotterdam / Hamburg / Southampton / Suez Canal / Singapore and back to Kwangyang in a 77-day round trip.

Among distinguished guests was the vessel Sponsor Mr. He Guangbei, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd., who performed the formalities to unveil the brand new ship. 

In conveying his thanks to the Sponsor, Mr. C. C. Tung, Chairman of Orient Overseas (International) Limited said:  “Mr. He represents an international banking giant that OOCL is proud to have had a long-standing business relationship of over 20 years.   Since 1990, we have expanded and deepened our business relationship with the BOC and to this day they are one of our top banking partners.”

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. Headquartered in Hong Kong, OOCL is one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation and logistics companies, with more than 290 offices in 60 countries.

In the picture: (L-R) Mr. D.Y.Park, President and Chief Executive Officer of Samsung Heavy Industries; Mr. He Guangbei, Sponsor of OOCL Chongqing / Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd.; Mr. C.C.Tung, Chairman of Orient Overseas (International) Limited


 

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