The classification contract for CMA CGM’s breakthrough order for nine 22 000 TEU containerships was signed on 5 December by the two shipyards that will be building the ships – the world’s largest LNG fuelled containerships. The ceremony was held at Marintec 2017 in Shanghai.
Present to witness the contract signing at Marintec were President Chen Jun from Hudong-Zhonghua and Chairman Wang Qi from SWS together with Claude Maillot, Bureau Veritas, Senior Vice- President, Marine & Offshore, North Asia and China.
Ludovic Gerard, Executive Vice-President of CMA CGM Group company, CMA Ships, introduced the ceremony emphasising the strength of the relationship between CMA CGM and Bureau Veritas.
Claude Maillot commenting said: "Bureau Veritas is delighted and honoured to be classing these ships and we are looking forward to working with Hudong-Zhonghua and SWS through this project and we thank both them and CMA CGM for trusting Bureau Veritas with this important project."
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