The CMA CGM adds Jacques Saade to their fleet

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The CMA CGM Jacques Saade has joined CMA CGM Group’s fleet thus becoming the largest LNG-powered container ship in the world. The vessel is the first 23 000 TEU container vessel in the world to be powered by liquefied natural gas. The vessel had a unique digital naming ceremony that saw the shipyard’s representatives in Shanghai and CMA CGM Group’s management in Marseille share in the moment. The CMA CGM Jacques Saade started its maiden voyage on September 23rd on the French Asia Line, which travels between Asia and Northern Europe. Its rotation will lead it to the ports of Pusan in South Korea; Tianjin, Ningbo, Shanghai and Yantian, China; Singapore; Southampton, Dunkirk, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Algeciras in Europe; and Port Kelang in Malaysia. This line provides a weekly service comprising 13 calls over the course of 84 days.

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