Kaohsiung - March 29, 2023
We are delighted to invite Ms. Violet Chen to name the vessel in the ceremony. The new 3,000 teu series containership is designed with a length overall of 209.8 meters, a breadth of 32.8 meters, a draft of 11.2 meters and a maximum cruising speed of 20.2 knots.
The vessel adopted new design with full balanced rudder with twisted leading edge and asymmetry rudder bulb, as well as Sea Sword Bow (SSB) which helps reduce water resistance on ship and achieve the highest level of requirement for EEDI (Energy Efficiency Design Index) phase III in advance.
By installing Part load tuning and EGB (Exhaust Gas Bypass) system, Wan Hai Lines aims to save energy and reduce carbon emission by installing the latest environmental protection equipment.
On safety aspect, the 3,000 teu series have obtained "SMART(INF)" certification which uses various monitoring system and communication equipment to collect data on the voyage and equipment operation. The ship design also meets the requirements of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class for CSC and CLP-V notation. It is also equipped with lashing bridge on deck to resist rough weather and strengthen the ship's stability in order to provide the safest container transportation service.
WAN HAI 331 will be delivered in April, 2023 and deployed in Asia trade service. With the new ship delivery, Wan Hai Lines will continue to provide reliable and sustainable services with better energy efficiency and environmental friendly service to our customers.
Ship Naming Ceremony. Image by Wan Hai Lines Ltd.
Wan Hai Lines Ltd. press release