Inaugural call of the mega-container ship ‘HMM OSLO’
Le Havre has welcomed one of the largest and newest container ships in the world. This is a new capacity record for the port of Le Havre.
During its inaugural voyage, the container ship HMM Oslo made a call at the Port of Le Havre on Tuesday, June 30. Of the megamax 24 type (24 bays and 24 rows), the new Korean HMM line ship (partner of the THE Alliance consortium since April 1st, 2020) is the first to be built by Samsung Heavy Industries and the second of its future fleet of twelve giants. The HMM Oslo is 400 meters long and 61.50 meters wide for a maximum draught of 16.50m. It has a capacity of 23 792 TEUs.
HMM Oslo is assigned to the service operated as part of the THE Alliance consortium (HMM, Hapag Lloyd, ONE and Yang Ming) on the Asia-Europe FE2 service. The HMM Oslo began its rotation on May, 8 in Busan, and continued with stops in Shanghai, Ningbo, Yantian and Singapore, then headed for Northern Europe. The Le Havre call took place at the Terminal de France, which is operated by the Générale de Manutention Portuaire (GMP).