Yang Ming adds 11,000 TEU newbuilding to Transpacific West Coast service

July 24, 2022 Maritime Safety News

The Taiwanese container carrier Yang Ming has added a new 11,000 TEU class container vessel, named YM Tutorial, to its boxship fleet.

The vessel is chartered by Shoei Kisen Kaisha and built by Imabari Shipbuilding.

The name was given at a ceremony held at the Imabari Hiroshima Shipyard on 17 June and is expected to enter Yang Ming’s Transpacific West Coast route PS6 today (15 July).

It is important to note that the company has ordered a total of 14 container ships of 11,000 TEU through long-term charter agreements with shipowners, with YM Tutorial being the 12th vessel in the series.

This vessel type has a nominal capacity of 11,860 TEU and is equipped with 1,000 plugs for reefer containers. With a length of 333.9 meters, a width of 48.4 meters and a draft of 16 meters, these vessels are designed to travel at a speed of up to 23 knots.

In addition, they incorporate various environmental features, such as scrubbers, Water Ballast Treatment Plant and an Alternative Marine Power system.

Source: https://container-news.com/yang-ming-adds-11000-teu-newbuilding-to-transpacific-west-coast-service/