Maritime London Member Bureau Veritas has secured the
classification contract for CMA CGM’s order for nine 22,000 TEU. The contract
was signed recently by the two shipyards that will be building the ships, which
will be the world’s largest LNG fuelled containerships. The ceremony was held at
Marintec 2017 in Shanghai.
Present to witness the contract signing at Marintec
were President Chen Jun from Hudong-Zhonghua and Chairman Wang Qi from SWS
together with Claude Maillot, Bureau Veritas, senior vice-president, marine
& offshore, North Asia and China.
Ludovic Gerard, executive vice-president of CMA CGM
Group company, CMA Ships, introduced the ceremony emphasising the strength of
the relationship between CMA CGM and Bureau Veritas.
Claude Maillot commenting said: "Bureau Veritas
is delighted and honoured to be classing these ships and we are looking forward
to working with Hudong-Zhonghua and SWS through this project and we thank both
them and CMA CGM for trusting Bureau Veritas with this important project.