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HONG KONG, May 15 (FAM) – OOCL has announced the naming of our latest containership, the OOCL Hong Kong, at a christening ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard on Geoje Island on Saturday.
In his ceremonial remarks, C. C. Tung, Chairman of Orient Overseas (International) Limited said: “This is a very exciting time for all of us because today (Saturday) marks the first time that OOCL is receiving newbuildings in the 21 thousand TEU size. In fact, the OOCL Hong Kong will be a titan among containerships at sea, with a carrying capacity at 21,413 TEU. An important milestone for us at OOCL indeed.”