Wednesday, September 23, 2020

World's Largest LNG Powered Container Ship, CMA CGM's Jacques Saadé Sails On Maiden Voyage

Not just the largest LNG powered, it is within a few hundred containers of being the largest, period.

From Freightwaves, September 23:
Largest LNG-powered container ship making maiden voyage
23,000-TEU CMA CGM Jacques Saadé deployed on Asia-Europe service
The world’s largest container ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) launched on its maiden voyage Wednesday.

The CMA CGM Jacques Saadé is the first of the French shipping line’s nine planned 23,000-twenty-foot-equivalent-unit (TEU) container ships powered by LNG. The vessel is named in honor of the CMA CGM Group’s founder, the late Jacques Saadé....