March 28 - Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has delivered the MOL Triumph to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), which MOL claims is the world's largest container vessel.
MOL's newest vessel, the first of a fleet of six 20,000 teu containerships for the company, was named MOL Triumph in a ceremony at SHI's shipyard in South Korea. At 400 m in length and 58.8 m in width, and a capacity of 20,170 teu, the vessel is the first 20,000 teu capacity containership deployed in THE Alliance's Asia to Europe trade via the FE2 service.
MOL Triumph will set off on her maiden voyage from Xingang, China in April 2017 and will sail to Dalian, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Yantian and Singapore.
MOL will take delivery of the second 20,000 teu vessel in May 2017.