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 the 20,000 TEU threshold.

She is said to operate on the Asia-Europe trade lane on the LL1 service and her port rotation is: Shanghai / Ningbo / Xiamen / Yantian / Singapore / via Suez Canal / Felixstowe / Rotterdam / Gdansk / Wilhelmshaven / Felixstowe / via Suez Canal / Singapore / Yantian / Shanghai in a 77-day round trip.

Specifications:

Gross Tonnage: 210000 tonnes
Dead weight: 197500 tonnes
Length Overall: 399.87m
Breadth Overall: 59m
Year Built: 2017