Hamburg Süd: In mid-October the company took delivery of the new 3,868 teu and 42,564gt container ship Cap Cleveland after deferring the handover date by around two months. Hamburg Sud phased the ship into its WCNA to Australia and New Zealand service, jointly offered with CMA CGM and ANL. On this loop, the new ship will replace the 3,104 teu and 35,824gt/2007 built Cap Egmont. Comp-leted sistership Cap Coral will follow when required.
Triple E No.4: The 18,270 TEU Marie Maersk was delivered at the end of October ready for a voyage to Russia on 27th October to take advantage of cheaper bunker prices at Vostochniy. Around two weeks prior to this the 13,208 TEU and 141,003gt NYK Hyperion, unit number eight in a series of ten neo-panamax ships ordered in March 2011 by OOCL, was delivered. The ship joined the G6-Alliance’s Far East to Europe service Loop, where she replaced the 10,660 TEU and 128,929gt APL Yangshan built in 2012.
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