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September 13, 2015

China-Made Vessel Delivered to CMA CGM

Crew of the container ship "Zheng He" pose for photo at the Shanghai. Credit: Xinhua/Chen Fei

Crew of the container ship "Zheng He" pose for photo at the Shanghai. Credit: Xinhua/Chen Fei

 A large container ship produced by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. was delivered to leading French container shipping group CMA CGM on Saturday in Shanghai, reports Xinhua.

 
The vessel is named "Zheng He" after the famous ancient Chinese navigator. Its a 18,000-TEU container ship, designed by China State Shipping Corporation.
 
Zheng He is the largest China has ever made and its deck is as large as four soccer fields, the producer said.
 
The ship is a seventh-generation container ship, manufacturing of which has long been monopolized by the Republic of Korea.
 
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. said it is preparing for the construction of 20,000-TEU container ships.
 
Founded in 1999, SWS is a wholly owned subsidiary of China CSSC Holding Ltd., a publicly listed company controlled by China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).
 
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