The OOCL Hong Kong

We’re back today showing you another mega-ship that has just been introduced to the world’s largest vessel fleet.

Knocking the MOL Triumph off the top spot is the OOCL Hong Kong – it’s the newest ULCV (ultra large container vessel).  

The vessel’s carrying ability is the most boast worthy – breaking the 21,000 TEU (twenty foot container) ability at 21,413 TEU!

Check out the OOCL Hong Kong’s stats:

  • Length Overall: 399.870 meters
  • Breadth: 58.8 meters
  • Depth: 32.5 meters
  • Designed Draught: 14.5 meters
  • Deadweight: approx. 191,317 metric tons
  • Builder: Samsung Heavy Industries
  • Carrying ability 21,413 TEU

Alphaliner has come up with this fantastic image showing the ULCV’s:

Just how large can these vessel get?