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Christening of 13100TEU Container Ships in Kore

27 April 2012Events

The christening ceremony for MV. COSCO FORTUNE and MV. COSCO HOPE, two of the series of 13100TEU container ships built by Ulsan Shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industry ("HHI"), was held at Ulsan, Korea on 17 April, 2012. Mr. Xu Minjie, Executive Vice President of COSCO Group, and his wife, Madam Lu Yunhui, Mr. Zhu Dezhang, Deputy Managing Director of COSCON, Madam Sun Minqin, wife of Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Ms. Hao Xiaofei, Chinese Consul-General in Pusan, Mr. J S Lee, President & CEO of HHI and Mr. Gerry Wang, CEO of Seaspan Corporation attended and witnessed the ceremony. Madam Lu Yunhui and Madam Sun Minqin officially christened the two ships at the ceremony.

MV. COSCO Fortune and MV. COSCO Hope are the last two ships of the series of eight 13,100TEU vessels COSCON chartered from Seaspan & made by Hyundai Heavy Industry.