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  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orient Overseas Container Line Limited doesn’t plan to order any new ships at this moment.

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has welcomed into the fleet the final 8,888 TEU class containership from a series of eight ordered from the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding shipyard, the OOCL Ho Chi Minh City. The containership was christened on Thursday at a ceremony held on Changxing Island in Shanghai and represents the last newbuilding to be received by OOCL this year. […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-headquartered Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) has christened the newest 8,888 TEU SX-class container ship OOCL Taipei at a naming ceremony held on Changxing Island in Shanghai.  OOCL Taipei is the fifth of the eight 8,888 TEU vessels that OOCL had commissioned Hudong-Zhonghua to build. She will begin her service on OOCL’s Trans-Pacific CEC (China East […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    OOCL announced the naming of the OOCL Memphis in Shanghai today, the newest 8,888 TEU vessel to join its fleet for the Super Shuttle Express (SSX) service on the Trans-Pacific trade, connecting Asian and North American markets. By incorporating the latest state-of-the-art technologies, improved sailing performance at sea can be realized to enhance OOCL’s competitive […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-based container carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) held a christening ceremony for its newest 21,413 TEU containership, OOCL United Kingdom, at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in South Korea on September 27. Constructed by SHI, OOCL United Kingdom is the fourth in a series of six ships ordered by the company from the […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    OOCL introduces the New Zealand – Northeast Asia Express (NZN), a new fixed-day weekly service that will broaden company’s market coverage and provide more efficient and high quality services to customers starting on December 24, 2011. This new service is in addition to existing New Zealand – Southeast Asia Express (NZS) which together will increase […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    OOCL announces that Mr. Andy Tung, currently the Chief Operating Officer of OOCL, will succeed Mr. Philip Chow, as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company effective July 1, 2012. Mr. Tung will also continue to be an Executive Director and a member of the Executive Committee of Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (OOIL), the […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    COSCO Shipping has taken the helm at OOCL as it acquired a majority stake in the company.

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has welcomed into the fleet the final 8,888 TEU class containership from a series of eight ordered from the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding shipyard, the OOCL Ho Chi Minh City. The containership was christened on Thursday at a ceremony held on Changxing Island in Shanghai and represents the last newbuilding to be received by OOCL this year. […]

  • 26 March 2013

    OOCL announced the naming of the OOCL Memphis in Shanghai today, the newest 8,888 TEU vessel to join its fleet for the Super Shuttle Express (SSX) service on the Trans-Pacific trade, connecting Asian and North American markets. By incorporating the latest state-of-the-art technologies, improved sailing performance at sea can be realized to enhance OOCL’s competitive […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-based container shipping company OOCL has introduced another ambassador of world trade, the OOCL Scandinavia. The vessel is the fifth one in the company’s series of six G Class containerships on order at South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industry (SHI) shipyard. With a capacity to carry 21,413 TEU containership, OOCL Scandinavia will be joining its sister […]

  • 7 July 2011

      Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL) celebrated the christening of OOCL Canada, an 8,888 TEU vessel yesterday, at a naming ceremony held on the new Changxing Island shipyard of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. (HZ) in Shanghai, China. OOCL Canada was christened by sponsor Mrs. Lisa Rose. Her husband, Mr. Matthew Rose, Chairman and […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    At a christening ceremony held on Geoje Island in Korea today, OOCL marked the naming of the second 13,208 TEU mega vessel to join its fleet this year. The m.v. OOCL Berlin was named by Sponsor Mrs. Sachiko Sano and was joined by their Guest of Honor, Ms. Makiko Sano, both from the Yamasa Co., […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    OOCL announced the christening of its newest 8,888 TEU vessel at a naming ceremony held on the Changxing Island shipyard in Shanghai yesterday. “This magnificent vessel, the OOCL Miami, is another shining example of Hudong-Zhonghua’s skills and craftsmanship in building top quality ships,” said Mr. Andy Tung, Chief Executive Officer of OOCL, at the christening ceremony. […]

  • 24 June 2011

    OOCL announces that the shipbuilder of our 8,888 TEU vessel, OOCL Beijing, has won the “Shanghai Municipality’s First Class Award for Science and Technology Advancement”. OOCL Beijing was built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. (Hudong-Zhonghua) of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and she is, by far, the largest container vessel designed and constructed using […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-based container carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) held a naming ceremony for the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, on May 12.  The 191,317 dwt OOCL Hong Kong has become one of the largest containerships in the world by carrying capacity, in addition to […]

  • 20 March 2013

    At a christening ceremony held today at Samsung Heavy Industries ‘Geoje Island Shipyarde Island in Korea, OOCL marked the naming of the second 13,208 TEU mega vessel to join its fleet this year. The m.v. OOCL Berlin was named by Sponsor Mrs. Sachiko Sano and was joined by the Guest of Honor, Ms. Makiko Sano, both […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong authorities have ordered the return of 123 containers to Romania, after it was discovered that these were laden with potentially hazardous waste. An undisclosed container carrier transported the containers out of Romania which later ended up in Hong Kong. Earlier media reports indicated that the 2010-built containership OOCL Charleston was involved in the transportation of […]

  • 16 January 2013

    OOCL has christened its newest 8,888 TEU vessel at a naming ceremony held at the Changxing Island shipyard in Shanghai on January 15, 2013. OOCL Miami is the third of the eight 8,888 TEU vessels that OOCL had commissioned Hudong-Zhonghua to build and the technological improvements have refined the vessel’s ability to be more fuel […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    OOCL announce that it has been awarded the ‘Ship Operator of the Year’ at the Lloyd’s List Awards, Asia 2011 presentation ceremony held on October 26, 2011 in Hong Kong. In the selection criteria, companies were judged on their performance over the past year in terms of their business development, safety, efficiency, reliability and profitability. […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    OOCL announced the christening of two 13,208-TEU mega vessels at a ceremonial event held at the Geoje Island Shipyard in Korea on Friday, the first time the company is taking delivery of newbuilds of this size. The first vessel to be christened was m.v. OOCL Brussels by Sponsor Mrs. Hsu Lai, Chao-Yin, the wife of Mr. […]

  • 22 June 2017

    The 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports’ Port of Felixstowe on June 21. The call also marked the return of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) to the UK’s largest container port after a 17-year absence. Commenting on the two events, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Felixstowe […]