Hamburg Süd Christens San Class Containership

Hamburg Süd yesterday christened another containership in its San class, as the official naming ceremony of the newbuild San Clemente was held at the Marina Bay Cruise Center in Singapore, with customers and business partners.

The San Clemente is one of Hamburg Süd’s series of three San class newbuilds 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 new containership’s Sponsor is Wietske Willemijn Wage, wife of Niels Wage, Vice President of Marketing Freight & Potash at our company’s customer BHP Billiton. The naming ceremony was attended by Hamburg Süd Executive Board member Peter Frederiksen.

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. The third newbuild, the San Vicente, was delivered to Hamburg Süd last week.

Technical Data for the San Clemente:
Capacity: 111,700 tdw
Container capacity: 9,034 TEU
Reefer slots: 1,370
Length overall: 300 m
Length between perpendiculars: 287m
Width: 48.2 m
Draught max.: 14.5 m
Speed: 22 kn
Main engine output: 36,440 kW
 

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