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France’s CMA CGM and Israel’s Zim, have signed up with Alibaba
www.linkedin.com SHANGHAI, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Two container shipping lines, France’s CMA CGM and Israel’s Zim, have signed up with Alibaba to allow customers to...
- 17/02/2017 #1Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand AmbassadorSome new details released by Samsung Heavy Industries about OOCL’s recent order for ultra-large container ships reveals that the mega ships will be a record-breaking 21,100 TEU.Reply
At 21,100 TEU capacity, the vessel’s are the largest ever ordered to date and the first to break the 21,000 TEU mark as the world’s largest shipping companies compete to expand their fleets.
South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries says it inked the order from OOCL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL), on April 1 for six units of 21,100 TEU for a total cost of US$950 million. The contract also includes options for six additional units, so additional orders are “likely,” .