South Korea: COSCO Group Holds Christening Ceremony for Two 13100 TEU Container Ships
The christening ceremony for MV. COSCO Glory and MV. COSCO Pride, two of the series of 13100TEU container ships built by Ulsan Shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industry (“HHI”), was attended and witnessed by Capt. Wei Jiafu, President & CEO of COSCO Group, and Dr. Sun Jiakang, Vice President of COSCO Group.
The ceremony was also attended by Madam Sun Minqin, wife of Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Ms. Hao Xiaofei, Chinese Consul-General in Pusan, Mr. J S Lee, President of HHI, Mr. Kyle Washington, President of Seaspan Corporation, and Mr. Gerry Wang, CEO of Seaspan Corporation.
MV. COSCO Glory and MV. COSCO Pride are the largest container vessels in carrying capacity presently serving in COSCO’s container ship fleet, and the two vessels are also the world’s largest container ships in existence.