Wan Hai 368 and Wan Hai 369 naming ceremony

Taiwanese shipowner Wan Hai Lines held on Monday the ship naming ceremonies for the newbuild vessels “Wan Hai 368” and “Wan Hai 369” at the Japan Marine United Corporation’s ARIAKE shipyard.

Wan Hai Lines and Japan Marine United Corporation have deployed the third batch of their 3,055 teu series container ships totalling twelve vessels, with the “Wan Hai 368” and “Wan Hai 369” being the 4th and 5th vessels in the series.

For the ship naming ceremony, Ms. Eri Aburajima of Nissan Motor & Mr. Taku Murase, vice president Nissan purchasing of Nissan Motor named “Wan Hai 368” and Ms. Yoshiko Fujita of AGC Inc. and Mr. Koichi Kurita, president of AGC Logistics named the “Wan Hai 369”.

The design of the 3,055 teu series are equipped with full balanced twisted bulb rudders and pre-swirl fin for energy efficiency and all the ships delivered are certified with “Smart Ship” notations.

In addition to naming the newbuildings at the ARIAKE shipyard, Wan Hai Lines also made a charity donation of necessities to two charities in Japan being the Jiaien Child Home and Kumamoto Tenshien.

This charity donation represents part of Wan Hai Lines motto, “We carry, we care,” as the company states.

Wan Hai 369

Photo credit: Japan Marine United Corporation