Press release Cosco Zhoushan Shipyard - OMT

Press release Cosco Zhoushan Shipyard - OMT

Cosco Zhoushan Shipyard orders OMT Mermaid design for 3,300 TEU feeder vessels to be constructed for CMA-CGM

Hoersholm, 8 June 2016:

CMA-CGM has ordered four 3,300 TEU containerships at Cosco Zhoshan Shipyard. The design is based on OMT Mermaid design platform, which is a high intake, shallow draught design with best-in-class fuel efficiency. The containership design has been tailor-made the special requirements of CMA-CGM in terms of capacity and speed. 

The new order for the Mermaid 3,300 design is an important milestone in OMT’s business strategy for becoming a leading designer of containerships to China’s maritime industry. The Mermaid containership design portfolio covers various innovate and highly effective design in the range between 1,500 TEU and 4,000 TEU. All designs have a highly optimised and effective hull form, with excellent energy performance and high container intake..

OMT is a leading maritime consultancy building on the heritage of design and shipbuilding experience from the former Odense Steel Shipyard founded by A. P. Moller in Odense in 1917. OMT employs 150 naval architects and marine engineers and is one of the largest independent ship design entities in Europe. OMT’s head office is located in Odense, Denmark with branch offices in Copenhagen, Shanghai and Bangalore.