Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) held a naming ceremony for its 2,800 TEU class full container vessel ‘YM Credibility’ at CSBC’s Kaohsiung shipyard on January 15th. The ceremony was jointly officiated by Yang Ming Chairman Cheng Cheng-Mount and CSBC Corporation Chairman Cheng Wen-Lon. Mrs. Alice Ho, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, had the honor to officially name the ship during the ceremony.
Among the series of ten 2,800 TEU full container vessels built at CSBC shipyard, YM Credibility will be the seventh one to be delivered to Yang Ming. It has a nominal capacity of 2,940 TEU and is equipped with 353 plugs for reefer containers. With a length of 209.75 meters, a width of 32.8 meters, a draft of 11.2 meters. YM Credibility is designed to cruise at a speed up to 21 knots.
The newbuilding adopts the Sea Sword Bow design to improve energy efficiency and optimize hydrodynamic performances. The implementation of its electronic controlled fuel injection engine with low-load tuning Exhaust Gas Bypass (EGB) fuel control system and the installation of scrubber will efficiently reduce emissions of NOx and SOx, and enable Yang Ming’s global fleet to attain both competitive advantages in ocean environmental protection and operational efficiency.
YM Credibility is certified with ABS’ Smart INF and Smart SHM notations and CR Classification Society‘s “Smartship H, Et, I” notations. The recognition denotes that the vessels is equipped with smart information infrastructure of big data acquisition and cloud transmission, which allow ship structure endurance monitoring and future structural health awareness through ABS’s customized analysis program to ensure sailing safety.
YM Credibility will be deployed to Yang Ming’s Taiwan-Philippines direct service (TPE service) on January 19th and provide efficient delivery service between Kaohsiung and Manila.
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