World Premiere: Launching of the World's Largest LNG-Powered Containership and Future CMA CGM Group Flagship

  • The CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE, the first in a new fleet of nine French-flagged, 23,000-TEU, LNG-powered containerships
  • An outstanding tribute to the CMA CGM Group’s founder
  • Packed with an extensive array of environmentally-friendly technologies
  • CMA CGM, the world’s first maritime shipping company to choose LNG to power its ultra large containerships

The CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping and logistics group, is pleased to announce the launching of the world's largest containership (23,000 TEU) powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).

This major milestone in the construction of the world's first LNG-powered ultra large containership was reached today at the Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard, at an event attended by Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, French and Chinese officials, business leaders and CMA CGM Group customers.

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