CMA CGM Receives The First 20600 TEU Container Ship

- Jan 30, 2018-

Recently, CMA CGMG has received 20600 TEU "Antoine De Saint Exupery" from Hanjin Heavy Industries' Subic Shipyard.


CMA CGM said the company has received its new flagship, the first of a series of 3 vessels of 20,600 TEU ordered in 2015. glenflange


The French flag "Antoine De Saint Exupery" will start shipping on FAL (France-Asia 1) from February 6 and will connect Asia and Northern Europe.


The 400 meters long and 59 meters wide, powered by a low-speed X92 engine designed by WinGD, cover a power range of 24,420-73,560 kW. This modern engine uses 25% less cylinder oil per cylinder than the previous generation of the same power engine. Coupled with the reduction of fuel consumption, carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced by 3%.glenflange


CMA said the use of Becker Twisted Fin in the newly built container vessel will help to increase the efficiency of the propeller and reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 4%. In addition, the boat's engine is said to reduce oil consumption by as much as 25% and reduce fuel consumption by 3% with an average reduction of carbon dioxide. The vessel is also equipped with a ballast water treatment system using ultraviolet light and filtration.