Yang Ming Launches Two Ultra Large Container Vessels

Luthfil Hadi - Jakarta, 02/01/2019, 10:36


Two new 14,000 TEU full-container vessels built for Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan, were named as YM Wonderland and YM Wisdom
respectively at a ceremony held on 21st December, 2018. 

Yang Ming
Chairman Bronson Hsieh, and National Ocean Taiwan University President
Chang Ching Fong, were invited to the naming ceremony. Ms. Sun Lan Tien,
wife of Mr. Chang Ching Fong and Ms. Wu Li Fen, wife of Yang Ming
Shipping Europe GmbH Managing Director Hsu Shih Feng, were also invited
to officiate the naming of the new vessels at Imabari Saijo Shipyard.

Yang Ming Launches Two Ultra Large Container Vessels

YM Wonderland and YM Wisdom are the
second and the third of five 14,000 TEU full-container vessels Yang
Ming chartered from Shoei Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. They are sister vessels of
YM Wellbeing which was delivered to Yang Ming this October. 

This type of
ship is designed with a nominal capacity of 14,220 TEU and is equipped
with 1,000 reefer plugs. Its LOA (Length Over All) is 366.44 meters,
beam 51.2 meters, summer draft 15.524 meters. The vessel can cruise at a
speed up to 23 knots.

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