She is an M Class vessel with a capacity of 13,208 TEU's.
After visiting Southampton her next port of call was Port Said.
She was christened at a ceremony at Samsung's Koje yard on 27 June 2013 and is the third 13,208 TEU containership that will be joining the company’s fleet this year.
Among the distinguished guests was the vessels sponsor Mr. He Guangbei, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd., who performed the formalities to unveil the brand new ship.
The OOCL Chongqing will be serving the Asia-Europe trade on the Loop 5 service where her port rotation is: Kwangyang / Busan / Shanghai / Ningbo / Yantian / Shekou / Singapore / Suez Canal / Rotterdam / Hamburg / Southampton / Suez Canal / Singapore and back to Kwangyang in a 77-day round trip.
MMSI - 477832400
REG - HK, Hong Kong
IMO - 9622629
Call Sign - VRLZ4
Built - Samsung, Koje, KR
Yard No. 2006
L 366m W 48m
Year - 2013
East Cowes, 30 October 2013