Wan Hai christens 13,000 TEU containerships

Wan Hai christens two 13,000 TEU containerships

Wan Hai Lines Ltd. has hosted a combined ship naming ceremony for WAN HAI A05 and WAN HAI A06 at HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Ulsan Shipyard.

WAN HAI A05 & WAN HAI A06 are the fourth and fifth vessel in the series of 13,200 TEU containerships built by HD Hyundai Heavy Industries.

The 13,200 TEU series is designed with a length overall of 335 metres, a breadth of 51 metres, a draft of 16 metres and a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

READ: Wan Hai inaugurates new 3,000 TEU boxship 

According to reports, the containership considers energy efficiency and environmental factors. It has complete balanced twisted bulb rudders, a pre-swirl fin, and achieves the maximum degree of Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) criteria for phase III in advance.

All ships supplied are marked with “Smart Ship” notations.

WAN HAI A05 and WAN HAI A06 are scheduled for delivery in mid-October and mid-December 2023, respectively, and will be used for Far East-to-America services.

In May, Wan Hai Lines held a ship naming ceremony for its new eco-friendly WAN HAI 363 boxship.

Two months later, Wan Hai Lines Ltd. announced the completion of a 10-year NT$3 billion ($95 million) sustainability-linked shipping financing agreement with Standard Chartered Bank.

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