Samsung Heavy Industries takes the title of building largest box ship
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Samsung Heavy Industries takes the title of building largest box ship

SAMSUNG Heavy Industries (SHI) has built the world's largest containership with a capacity of 20,150 TEU. The newbuild is the first of four sister ships that were ordered by MOL in February 2015.

19 March 2017 - 20:00 - Update: 19 March 2017 - 21:37

Named the MOL Triumph, the ship measures 400 metres in length and has a breadth of 58.8m and depth of 32.8m. The vessel is equipped with an array of energy-saving equipment designed by SHI, including propeller, rudder valve, and stator, reported PortNews.

The MOL Triumph will be delivered to MOL on March 27 after finishing the preparation work for its maiden voyage.

SHI has been leading the market with operation-optimised hull design and record-breaking containership size. The Korean shipbuilder is well known for class-leading R&D infrastructure including the world's largest commercial towing tank in Daeduk R&D centre.

 

 

 

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