OOCL names 12th 4,500-TEU newbuilding in series of 16 built by Samsung HI

Time:2009-12-24 Browse:63 Author:RISINGSUN

OOCL has christened the 12th Panamax class vessel in its series of 16 x 4,500-TEU vessels ordered from Samsung Heavy Industries, the OOCL Charleston
"The OOCL Charleston is named after the vibrant Port of Charleston in the United States," said CC Tung, chairman and chief executive officer of parent company Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) at the ship`s naming ceremony at the Geoje Shipyard in South Korea.
"With such vessels, OOCL can improve the service we provide to our customers, offering greater economies of scale, increased capacity and higher frequency of sailings," he said.