OOCL SPAIN: One of the largest container ships in the world is now in Piraeus - Watch the video


On April 17, 2023, Piraeus welcomed OOCL SPAIN on its maiden voyage – one of the largest container ships (mega vessels) worldwide and the first of its size to approach the Station's facilities, which will now be regularly included in its itineraries.

"OOCL SPAIN" – owned by Orient Overseas Container Line Europe, a member of the COSCO SHIPPING Group – launched this March on a circular route that connects Asia with Europe.

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On its maiden voyage of 84 days, "OOCL SPAIN" calls at 13 different ports, from China and Southeast Asia to Northwest Europe.

The choice of Piraeus as an intermediate transfer station is primarily attributed to the high level of services provided by SEP SA. in terms of the speed of service of ships and cargo in transit, the technological superiority of the services offered, as well as the strategic location of Piraeus.

The Greek port is a key hub in maritime freight flows to and from Southeast Asia, but also in many other parts of the world.

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With a length of 399.9 metres and a width of 61.3 metes, the "OOCL SPAIN", built in 2023, has a cargo capacity of 24,188 TEUs.

The use of the latest intelligent technology on board, combined with the acquisition of big data, upgrade the functions of OOCL SPAIN, allowing improvements in fuel efficiency, and long-term navigation safety.

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