Samsung heavy industries builds world largest containership.
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has broken a global shipbuilding record by constructing the world’s largest containership.
The South Korean shipbuilder held a naming ceremony today at its Geoje shipyard for the largest containership built so far.
The newly built vessel waa named MOL Triumph. It is the first of four 20,150 TEU containerships, ordered by Japan’s MOL in February 2015.
MOL Triumph has a length of 400m, breadth 58.8m, depth 32.8m and it can transport up to 20,150 containers.
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The newbuilding is the first of four 20,150 TEU containerships, ordered from Japan’s MOL in February 2015.
The eco-friendly ship boasts an array of energy-saving equipments designed by SHI including propeller, rudder valve, and stator, SHI said.
“Successful construction of the MOL Triumph is yet another proof of SHI’s technological excellence. MOL has hailed SHI’s performance for zero incident construction for 15 months since steel cutting in January 2016,” the shipbuilder added.
Samsung heavy Industries will deliver the MOL triumph to MOL in March 27th after finishing preparation for maiden voyage.
Source : worldmaritimenews