On her maiden voyage on the CMA CGM Group’s iconic French Asia Line (FAL 1), connecting Asia with Europe, the container ship Jacques Saadé referred to as on the port of Rotterdam, the place its liquefied pure fuel (LNG) tanks with a capability of 18,600 m³ had been stuffed.
In October 2020, the world’s first LNG-powered containership with a capability of 23,000 containers (twenty-foot equal items), set a world report for the variety of full containers loaded on a single vessel. On her departure from Singapore Jacques Saadé was carrying a report 20,723 full containers.
Jacques Saadé already assured of her place in historical past due to her progressive know-how, is now a record-breaker and symbolizes the CMA CGM Group’s operational, business and environmental excellence.
In 2022 CMA CGM will function a fleet of 26 ships utilizing this mode of propulsion.
The world’s largest containership utilizing a typical propulsion, HMM Algeciras is the primary of twelve 24,000 TEU-class containerships underneath building for the Korean HMM. The vessel measures 399.9 meters lengthy by 61 meters extensive and has a nominal TEU capability of 23,964, incomes it the title of the world’s largest containership. On her maiden voyage from the port of Yantian in China to Rotterdam in May 2020, the vessel was loaded with 19,621 containers.
(Source: CMA CGM/HMM – Image: Jacques Saadé bunkering in Rotterdam/Port of Rotterdam)
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