Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) has launched the largest containership ever built in China the 20,000 teu, COSCO SHIPPING TAURUS


  • The giant vessel delivered to China Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited (Cosco Shipping) on Friday boasts a length
    of 400 metres and a width of 58.6 metres, and is equipped for 1,000 teu of refrigerated capacity.
  • State-owned Cosco Shipping ordered a total of eleven 20,000 teu containerships, of which three are being built by SWS,
    subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).
  • The 20,000-teu ship is designed by Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Company and China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation’s
    (CSIC) number 80

Research Institute.
The previous largest Chinese-built containership was the 18,000-teu CMA CGM Vasco de Gama delivered in 2015 by Shanghai
Jiangnan Changxing

2019-04-16T16:11:37+00:00 August 8th, 2017|