An undated handout photo of the CMA-CGM Group’s Jacques Saade, with the capacity to carry 23,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo, being assembled at Shanghai’s Jiangnan-Changxing shipyard. The vessel is the world’s largest ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Photo: SCMP/Handout An undated handout photo of the CMA-CGM Group’s Jacques Saade, with the capacity to carry 23,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo, being assembled at Shanghai’s Jiangnan-Changxing shipyard. The vessel is the world’s largest ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Photo: SCMP/Handout
An undated handout photo of the CMA-CGM Group’s Jacques Saade, with the capacity to carry 23,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo, being assembled at Shanghai’s Jiangnan-Changxing shipyard. The vessel is the world’s largest ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Photo: SCMP/Handout

World’s largest gas-powered container ship rolls off Shanghai slipway, a milestone for global shipping and China’s shipbuilding

  • The CMA-CGM Jacques Saadé, with the capacity to carry 23,112 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo, is the first of nine ultra large vessels to be powered by liquefied natural gas
  • CMA-CGM will have up to 20 LNG-powered vessels

Topic |   Transport and logistics
An undated handout photo of the CMA-CGM Group’s Jacques Saade, with the capacity to carry 23,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo, being assembled at Shanghai’s Jiangnan-Changxing shipyard. The vessel is the world’s largest ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Photo: SCMP/Handout An undated handout photo of the CMA-CGM Group’s Jacques Saade, with the capacity to carry 23,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo, being assembled at Shanghai’s Jiangnan-Changxing shipyard. The vessel is the world’s largest ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Photo: SCMP/Handout
An undated handout photo of the CMA-CGM Group’s Jacques Saade, with the capacity to carry 23,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo, being assembled at Shanghai’s Jiangnan-Changxing shipyard. The vessel is the world’s largest ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Photo: SCMP/Handout
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