Orient Overseas Container Line held a naming ceremony at the Changxing Island shipyard in Shanghai for its new vessel, the OOCL Miami.
The vessel was christened by Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank. Wang Yong, president of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, the company that built the vessel, and Andy Tung, CEO of OOCL, were also in attendance.
OOCL Miami is 335 meters long (about 1,099 feet) and 140 feet wide, with deadweight of about 101,566 metric tons (approximately 111,957 tons). It has a capacity of 8,888 20-foot-equivalent unit. The ship will be deployed on OOCL’s trans-Pacific network in the Super Shuttle Express service.