OOCL Hong Kong

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OOCL Hong Kong at Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven (CTW) in September 2017
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Name: OOCL Hong Kong
Owner: Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd.
Operator: OOCL
Port of registry:  Hong Kong
Ordered: 31 March 2015
Builder: Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje
Yard number: SN2172
Laid down: 24 December 2015
Launched: 31 December 2016[1]
Christened: 12 May 2017
Acquired: May 2017
Status: In service
Notes: In particulars, Draft refers to Air Draft.
General characteristics
Length: 399.87 m (1,311.9 ft)
Beam: 58.80 m (192.9 ft)
Draught: 16.00 m (52.49 ft)
Depth: 32.50 m (106.6 ft) (deck edge to keel)
Installed power: 1 × MAN B&W 11G95ME-C (1 × 75,570 kW)
Propulsion: Diesel engine
Two shafts, fixed pitch propellers
Capacity: 21,413 TEU
Notes: [2]

OOCL Hong Kong is the largest container ship yet built,[3] and the third container ship to surpass the 20,000 Twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) threshold. She was built at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje shipyard with yard number 2172 and delivered in May 2017.

OOCL Hong Kong has a capacity of 21,413 TEUs, and will serve the route to North Europe from Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Yantian, Singapore, via Suez Canal, Felixstowe, Rotterdam, Gdansk, Wilhelmshaven, Felixstowe, via Suez Canal, Singapore, Yantian, Shanghai in a 77-day round trip.[4]


  1. ^ "ABS Record: OOCL Hong Kong". Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  2. ^ "OOCL reaches milestone with the christening of the OOCL Hong Kong". OOCL. 12 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  3. ^ "OOCL Hong Kong Achieves Guinness World Record". The Maritime Executive. Retrieved 2018-01-23.
  4. ^ "Asia-North Europe Loop1 LL1". OOCL. 13 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.

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