Delivery of 14,000-TEU Containership “ONE APUS”
Singapore - Kure in Hiroshima, Japan - 24 Apr 2019
Ocean Network Express (ONE) is pleased to announce that ONE APUS, with a carrying capacity of 14,000 TEU, was successfully delivered at Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation. The sublet owner is Nippon Yusen Kaisha.
This is ONE’s second delivery this year, and the 6th of a series of seven newly built 14,000 TEU magenta containership, after ONE GRUS (delivery date on 1st of February2019). Equipped with outstanding safety and environmentally-friendly capabilities such as structural arrest technology and highly efficient welding technology, ONE APUS employs a hull formwith minimized engine-room space to improve cargo-loading efficiency.
Furthermore, ONE APUSis fitted with the world’s first “dual rating system” technology in the main diesel engine to facilitate flexibility in operations and boost fuel efficiency to significantly reduce green house gases. The Crack Arrest Technology is also implemented to strengthen and provide excellent structural safety. With the Integrated Navigation System (INS), the navigation bridge consolidates functions ofvessel systems to efficiently reduce the workload of operators. Additionally, for safety improvement, a wide window is also newly adopted for widened visibility, aiding the view of vessel operators from the wing of the vessel’s bridge when berthing and unberthing.
She will be deployed on East Coast 4 (EC4) service (Asia to US East Coast), under THE Alliance (THEA).
Kaohsiung-Hong Kong-Yantian-Cai Mep-Singapore-New York-Norfolk-Savannah-Charleston-New York-Singapore-KaohsiungWith the addition of ONE APUS, ONE continuously providesexcellenceand competitive services for allvalued customers.
Vessel’s Specifications of ONE APUS
ONE APUS during the sea-trial. Image by Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd.
Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. press release