• Photo: MSC "Claude Girardet" (Hudong-Zhonghua)

22.09.2023 By: Patricia Büeler

Artikel Nummer: 46565

Another mega vessel for MSC

The MSC "Claude Girardet” is on its way. Commissioned by China Ship Leasing and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, this is the fourth 24,000 teu ultra-large container vessel to be delivered by Hudong-Zhonghua to MSC. It measures 399.99 m in length, 61.5 m in width, and 33.2 m in depth.


With a maximum capacity of 24,346 teu and the ability to load 25 rows of containers, the ship incorporates eco-friendly and energy-efficient technologies, including air lubrication, a bulbous bow, eco main engine, large-diameter propellers, and a scrubber to reduce emissions. MSC's extensive orderbook currently includes over 130 containerships. (pb)




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