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March 2018


Entering the Era of the Mega-Boxship

Courtesy CMA CGM

January saw the delivery of the CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery by Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC).The 400-meter long, 59-meter wide Bureau Veritas-classed vessel is the first in a series of three mammoth 20,600 TEU ships being built in the Filipino shipyard.  The second of the series was launched in December 2017. Each vessel is fitted with a number of technological features that enhance operational efficiency while maintaining high environmental credentials.