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WAN HAI Christened New Vessels WH601, WH507
Wan Hai Lines held christening ceremony for "WAN HAI 601" and " WAN HAI 507" at CSBC CORP., TAIWAN Kaohsiung shipyard on Jul.19. Dr. Chen Ching Zu, chairman of Wan Hai Lines and Mr. Kuang Nan Fan, chairman of CSBC, presided over the ceremony.

The principal particulars of "WAN HAI 507" are as follows: maximum loading capacity is 4,252 TEU, over-length, 268.8 meters; draft, 12.5 meters. "WAN HAI 601" now is the largest vessel of WAN HAI fleet and the first one of 6,039 TEU series. The principal particulars of this vessel are as follows: over-length, 276.2 meters; draft, 14 meters. There are total two 2,646 TEU, three 4,252 TEU and three 6,039 TEU vessels be delivered for WHL this year.

Wan Hai Lines ordered 19 new full-container vessels in 2003 and 2004 respectively, expecting that could strengthen service network to meet customers needs.