MOL Triumph Arrives in Shanghai


MOL Triumph, now the world's second largest containership, has successfully arrived at Yangshan Port in Shanghai on April 10, 2017.

Deployed in THE Alliance's Asia to Europe trade via the FE2 service, the 20,170 TEU MOL Triumph set off on her maiden voyage in the beginning of April and has already made three Chinese port of calls at Xingang, Dalian and Qingdao before arriving at Shanghai.

The rest of the journey will take her to the West Mediterranean and North Europe.

MOL took delivery of MOL Triumph, the first of six 20,000 TEU-class containerships from Samsung Heavy Industries on March 27, 2017.

Akihiko Ono, Senior Managing Executive Officer in charge of Liner Division, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, said: “MOL is pleased to celebrate the arrival of the world's largest containership at Yangshan Port.

“Her arrival is hailed as a significant milestone for MOL. This 20,170 TEU-capacity vessel is equipped with various new sustainable technologies to provide more efficient fuel consumption and improved environmental performance.

“MOL Triumph's calling at Shanghai is not only a momentous occasion for MOL and our customers, but for the entire industry as well. Increased deployment of our 20,000 TEU-class containerships will help MOL to encourage stronger ties with our customers and play a historic role in the expansion of global trade.”

MOL recently got the green light for the design plans to power four 20,000 TEU containerships with LNG.

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