Hamburg Süd Christens Another San Class Newbuild
German carrier Hamburg Süd christened a new container ship pertaining to its “San” class on Thursday, November 13th at the Marina Bay Cruise Center in Singapore.
The 111,700 tdw ship was named “San Clemente” by her sponsor Wietske Willemijn Wage, wife of Niels Wage, Vice President of Marketing Freight & Potash at BHP Billiton.
The “San Clemente” is one of Hamburg Süd’s series of three “San” class new builds constructed at the Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan.
Like her sister ships, she has a container slot capacity of 9,034 TEU and 1,370 reefer slots. The ship is 300.00 m long and 48.20 m wide, featuring an ability to reach a speed of 22 kn.
According to Hamburg Süd, like the “San Christobal”, which was christened in August, the “San Clemente” is operating on the service between Asia and the East coast of South America.
Hamburg Süd took delivery of the third new build, the “San Vicente”, last week.