New containership for OOCL christened
OOCL OAKLAND named at Koyo Dockyard.
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) say they are proud to announce the Thursday, May 24th christening of the seventh of its eight 5,888-TEU vessels, built by the Imabari Shipbuilding Group.
The newbuilding was named the m.v. OOCL Oakland by Mr. Nobuhiro Ishikawa, Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Mrs. Mayumi Hasebe, wife of Mr. Tetsuya Hasebe, Director of Tokei Kaiun Ltd., cut the champagne cord for the vessel.
The m.v. OOCL Oakland will be deployed on the in Pacific North West Express (PNX) under OOCL’s Trans-Pacific Trade.
The m.v. OOCL Oakland’s port rotation is: Singapore / Laem Chabang / Shekou / Hong Kong / Kaohsiung / Vancouver / Seattle / Pusan / Kaohsiung / Hong Kong / Shekou and back to Singapore in a 42 day round trip.
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. Headquartered in Hong Kong, OOCL is one of the world's leading container transport and logistics service providers, with more than 230 offices in 58 countries. Linking Asia, Europe, North America, the Mediterranean, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand, the company offers transportation services to all major east/west trading economies of the world. OOCL is one of the leading international carriers serving China, providing a full range of logistics and transportation services throughout the country. It is also an industry leader in the use of information technology and e-commerce to manage the entire cargo process.