Friday, 27 September 2019 13:03

Sept. 27 - CMA CGM Jacques Saade

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This week, CMA CGM launched the world’s largest LNG-powered containership, Jacques Saade. The vessel is the first in a new fleet of nine French-flagged LNG-powered containerships. The ship was launched at the Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard. The vessel features a state-of-the-art bridge design, a smart system to manage ventilation for the reefer containers carried in the hold, and a hydrodynamically optimized hull. View video here.

TEU: 23,000
Length (m): 400
Breadth (m): 61
Draft (m):  
Built: 2019
Flag: France


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The Group has symbolically given the name of its Founder to its future flagship. A visionary entrepreneur, Jacques Saadé built CMA CGM into one of the world’s leading maritime shipping companies, while maintaining its family dimension and strong values. In this way, he left a lasting mark on the entire shipping industry.


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