The 10,622 TEU containership CMA CGM Volga has entered the CMA CGM fleet and started her first rotation in Dalian, China, on March 20th.
The vessel is the 8th of a series of 28 ships from 9,400 TEUs to 10,900 TEUs that will be delivered until the third quarter of 2016.
Sailing under the Malta flag, she was built in the Chinese NTS shipyards – New Times Shipbuilding, Jiangsu, China.
With its 300 meters length and 48 meters width, the vessel was designed to offer a maximal loading capacity while meeting the technical constraints of the Strait of the Bosphorus. The ship boasts a 1,458 40’ Reefer plugs capacity.
Operated on the Bosphorus Express, the ship will offer direct service between Asia, Turkey and the Black Sea.
Accordingly, it will call Dalian, Tianjin, Kwangyang, Busan, Shanghai, Ningbo, Chiwan, Yantian, Tanjung Pelepas, Izmit, Istambul Ambarli, Constanza, Odessa, Ilyichevsk, Port Said, Port Kelang, Singapore, and once again Dalian.