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OOCL Hong Kong – The Largest Container Ship

On May 12, 2017 , OOCL announced the naming of their latest container ship, the OOCL Hong Kong, at a christening ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard on Geoje Island. The 21,413 TEUs capacity OOCL Hong Kong is currently the largest container ship in the world & the third ship to surpass […]

COSCO acquires OOCL

The China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), a government-owned company of the People’s Republic of China is in process of acquiring the Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), a Hong Kong based global shipping company. The 6.3 Billing USD acquisition is said to make COSCO the third largest global container shipping company (in terms of market share). […]

Largest Container Ship in the World: 20,170 TEU MOL TRIUMPH

MOL (Mitsui O.S.K Lines), a global shipping company, recently announced the launch of MOL Triumph, the world’s largest container ship. The Japanese shipping company took delivery of the mammoth vessel on 27th March, 2017 from shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. With a length of 400 metres, beam of 58.8 metres & depth of 32.8 […]

USS Independence

LCS or Littoral Combat Ships is the new class of surface vessels in the Unites States’ Navy.In 2000,Planning for a class of small, multipurpose warships to operate in the littoral zone began.The littoral zone is the part of a sea, lake or river that is close to the shore,the depth of the water is less […]

Biggest Container Vessels in the World,the Maersk Triple E Class set to sail soon.

400 metres long, 59 metres wide and 73 metres high, the Maersk  Line’s Triple-E class container superships will be the biggest vessels afloat when the first of the 20 planned Vessels enters service in July, with a capacity of 18,000 20-foot boxes.These  20 new vessels will be deployed on the vital Asia to Europe trade. […]