OOCL Hong Kong

OOCL Hong Kong

OOCL Hong KongOOCL Hong Kong is the newest world’s largest container ship, being christened in beginning of May 2017 and completed at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard on Geoje Island in South Korea. The container carrier breaks 21,000 TEU mark in the giant boxships and implements the most modern marine engineering developments, following the latest IMO standards for safety and environmental operations. OOCL Hong Kong has overall length of 399.87 m, moulded beam of 58.80 m, boards depth of 32.50 m and maximum summer draft of 16.00 m. Moreover, to imagine the giant size of the vessel, we should consider that the airdraft of the container ship is 73.50 m, the deadweight is 197,317 DWT, the gross tonnage is 210,000 GRT and maximum capacity is 21,413 TEU. The total cost of construction of the vessel is about 950 million USD and the company operator already places order for 5 sister-ships, which will be flagships in the fleet of Orient Overseas Container Line.

The engineering of OOCL Hong Kong is reliable and highly efficient, using main dual-fuel aggregate with high power and low consumption. The main engine is Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C, which has maximum output power of 107,400 hp. The main engine is highly efficient and environmental, having low CO2 and NOx emissions. The fuel injection system distributes the marine diesel oil into the cylinders under high pressure and having higher temperature, which improves the efficiency of the engine and improves the dynamics characteristics, as well as green gas emissions. the engineering on board of OOCL Hong Kong is from the latest generation, compliant with IMO Tier II and Tier III, as well as low sulfur emissions standards.

OOCL Hong Kong will be serving the Asia-Europe trade lane on the LL1 service with stops in Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Yantian, and Singapore, and via Suez Canal to Felixstowe, Rotterdam, Gdansk, and Wilhelmshaven. The vessel has IMO number 9776171, MMSI 477333500 and call sign VRQL9.

OOCL Hong Kong specification

Length: 399.87 m
Width: 58.80 m
Depth: 32.50 m
Draft: 16.00 m
Deadweight: 197,317 DWT
Gross Tonnage: 210,000 GRT
Cargo Capacity: 21,413 TEU
Engine: Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C
Engine power: 107,400 hp
Speed: 20.0 kts

OOCL Hong Kong photos

OOCL Hong Kong boxship   OOCL Hong Kong ship
OOCL Hong Kong tow   OOCL Hong Kong vessel