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China United Shipping announced to order 2+2 container ships

  • Author:Chelsea
  • Source:Sailing
  • Release Date:2021-01-30
On January 29, 2021, China United Shipping Co., Ltd. and CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard signed a contract to build 2+2 1900TEU container ships, and held a new shipbuilding signing ceremony at the Nansha Plant of Wenchong Shipyard.

Pan Yuzhang, Deputy Director of the Management Committee of Guangzhou Nansha Development Zone, Song Xiaoming, Deputy General Manager of Guangzhou Port Group, Wang Jianmin, Chief Operating Officer of Port Shipping, Hainan Yangpu Economic Development Zone Management Committee, Deputy General Manager of CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard Li Xi, Zhonglian Shipping chairman Chen Honghui and others attended the signing ceremony.

It is understood that the signing of the new shipbuilding contract is the first cooperation between China United Shipping and CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard in new shipbuilding. It is also the first cooperation between China United Shipping and China Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. to actively participate in and serve the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. Practical actions of construction.

According to the introduction of China United Shipping, this order is the latest Wenchong 1900TEU container ship, with a total length of 172 meters, a width of 27.5 meters, a depth of 14.6 meters and a deadweight of 24,000 tons.

This type of ship is an energy-saving and environmentally friendly ship, which complies with current international conventions and ship environmental protection requirements, and also upholds the corporate mission of China United Shipping to "create social benefits and protect the environment."

China United Shipping stated that through this new ship ordering and ship upgrade plan, it will continue to deepen the Asian offshore routes and strive to provide customers and partners with more efficient and stable shipping services.

Prior to this, in response to the surge in market demand, China United Shipping opened its first direct service for the Spring Festival overtime ship to Europe on January 20, 2021, and will make its maiden voyage on February 6, 2021.

It is reported that the direct European route will call at the ports of Rotterdam and Hamburg in Europe. In Asia, in addition to the three major ports of Shekou, Yantian and Hong Kong, the export cargoes of Shanghai, Ningbo and Vietnam Gloria will be transferred to large ships in Hong Kong. Services cover the Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta regions.