Twelve 24,000 TEU ships fully laden with containers
HMM announced that all of its twelve 24,000 TEU containerships have been entirely filled with cargoes on their first voyage.
On 30 September, HMM St. Petersburg, the last of the 24K-class series, departed for Europe from the Port of Yantian, China with 19,529 TEUs loaded on board.
Consequently, all 24,000 TEU ships delivered by HMM have made their maiden voyage with a full load of cargoes, starting with HMM Algeciras which carried a total of 19,621 TEUs last May.
HMM opens Fleet Control Centre
On 23 September 2020 HMM unveiled its land-based ‘Fleet Control Centre’ located at the HMM R&D facilities in Busan, South Korea. This centre has been newly designed to effectively monitor and control the operation of HMM’s modern fleet including twelve 24,000 TEU and eight 16,000 TEU container vessels.
HMM to order eco-friendly mega containerships
HMM embarks on ordering new eco-friendly mega containerships. After the Korean government’s ‘5 Year Plan for Rebuilding Korean Shipping’ announcement, HMM – as Korea’s national flagship carrier-is now getting into its stride to gain global competitiveness through ordering eco-friendly & highly efficient mega containerships.