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CSSC (Tianjin) Shipbuilding set to build first 15,000 TEU methanol dual-fuel Containership

On May 20, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (Tianjin) Shipbuilding (CSSC (Tianjin) Shipbuilding), a shipbuilding base of CSSC Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) in Tianjin, cut steel for the first 15,000 TEU methanol dual-fuel containership for France CMA CGM Group.

As a new Panamax containership, it is 366 meters in length and 51 meters in breadth, and it can carry 1,000 reefer containers in addition to conventional containers. With completely independent intellectual property rights, this containership is the first methanol-powered containership constructed in China.

Using green fuel methanol as the main fuel, as well as conventional fuel oil for propulsion, the containership can fulfill net-zero emission and fully meet the current environmental emission standards for marine navigation.

The living floor is located forward amidships and is equipped with an elevator, basketball court, BBQ area, with aesthetic design and high-grade decoration, making the containership highly comfortable.

The containership features excellent speed and fuel economy, can carry 8,300 tons of methanol fuel and 6,000 tons of bunker fuel with a continuous voyage capability of 25,000 nautical miles.

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