CMA CGM Christens Newest 11,400teu Containership

The CMA CGM Group has christened the new CMA CGM TITAN, an giant 11,400teu container ship at the Dunkirk Terminal in France.  The vessel, built at Hyunday Heavy Industries in South Korea, is the eighth containership in a 12 vessel series named after well known star constellations (ANDROMEDA, CASSIOPEIA, etc).

The CMA CGM TITAN boasts impressive technical features combining environmental technology with high performance. Like other comparable-in-class vessels in CMA CGM’s fleet, the CMA CGM TITAN is equipped with the Fast Oil Recovery system, an electronically controlled engine and a twisted leading edge rudder. A host of innovations means the CMA CGM Group can offer customers an even more efficient and competitive service, while taking into account sustainable development issues, in line with its commitments and values.

The CMA CGM TITAN is deployed on the Group’s flagship lines linking Asia to Europe, the historic “French Asia Line” and calls at strategic ports in Asia and on the European Atlantic side. These high-capacity have become indispensable for CMA CGM Group, allowing the company to scale with the growth in Asian exports and the resulting demand for transportation.

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