OOCL Receives the Fourth 24,188 TEU Mega Container Vessel

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OOCL Receives the Fourth 24,188 TEU Mega Container Vessel, Named ‘OOCL Felixstowe’

Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL) is pleased to further strengthen the company’s fleet structure by introducing one more 24,188 TEU mega vessel. The brand-new container vessel is named ‘OOCL Felixstowe’ today at the Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (DACKS) shipyard. 

OOCL invited a number of distinguished guests, partners and customers to witness the important moment when the vessel was named by Ms. HE Lijun.  

Mr. YANG Zhijian, Chief Executive Officer of OOCL, said at the ceremony:

“We ordered this series of ultra large container vessels not only to provide better services to our customers, but also to enhance our cost competitiveness and to seize the initiative for future development.  I firmly believe that, with leadership from COSCO SHIPPING Group, support from all stakeholders and the power of synergy, OOCL will certainly reach new heights of creating greater value for customers, partners, shareholders, and indeed society at large.”

OOCL Felixstowe is the fourth eco-friendly 24,188 TEU vessel to be received by OOCL in a series of twelve and will be serving the Asia-Europe LL3 service with her three sister vessels. 

Her port rotation is Shanghai / Xiamen / Nansha / Hong Kong / Yantian / Cai Mep / Singapore / Piraeus / Hamburg / Rotterdam / Zeebrugge / Valencia / Piraeus / Abu Dhabi / Singapore / Shanghai 

“Orient Overseas Container Line” and “OOCL” are trade names for transportation provided separately by: Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (“OOCLL”) and OOCL (Europe) Limited respectively and both are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Orient Overseas (International) Limited, a public company (0316) listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Headquartered in Hong Kong, China, OOCL is one of the world’s largest integrated international container transportation and logistics companies, with about 130 offices in more than 100 major cities. Linking Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa and Oceania, the company offers transportation services to all the major trading economies of the world. OOCL is also an industry leader in the use of the latest technologies to enhance global supply chains.

Source OOCL Orient Overseas Container Line Limited.