The new flagship of French shipping company CMA CGM has recently docked at the Port of Hamburg, Germany.
‘With a slot capacity of 11,356TEU and 800 connections for reefer containers, the 363-metre ‘CMA CGM Andromeda’ is the biggest container ship to have been handled at the Port of Hamburg to date. According to CMA CGM, the flagship vessel uses six percent less fuel than comparable ships. Its design moreover incorporates a number of technical innovations including an environmentally-friendly method of oil recovery. ‘CMA CGM Andromeda’ is being deployed on the company’s French Asia Line 1 (FAL 1) service between Asia and Europe. With a load carrying capacity of 135,000 tonnes, the ship has a maximum draught of 15.5 metres.