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OOCL launches 6th 8,888 teu vessel at Hudong-Zhonghua

OOCL launches 6th 8,888 teu vessel at Hudong-Zhonghua
Hong Kong line Orient Overseas Container Line launched the sixth of its series of eight 8,888 teu vessels at a christening ceremony in Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding's yard in Shanghai yesterday.

The christening of the OOCL Utah was honored with the presence of two important Uthans, ship's sponsor Mrs. Nancy Hale, and her husband Val Hale, executive director of Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, who was Guest of Honour.

OOCL Utah will begin her service on OOCL’s Transpacific SC2 (South China 2) service with the following port rotation: Da Chan Bay / Hong Kong / Yantian / Kaohsiung / Long Beach / Kaohsiung / Xiamen / Hong Kong / Da Chan Bay.