MTT Shipping took delivery of its newest ship, MTT Sandakan in a virtual handover ceremony on the 22nd of November. The video conference was attended by representatives from MTT Shipping, Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard, Wang Jing & Co (shipping law firm in China), Allen & Gledhill LLP (shipping law firm in Singapore), NSB Group and Maersk Broker.
MTT Sandakan, named after Sandakan Port, has a total length of 172m, 28.40m breadth, and a depth of 14.20m with a nominal capacity of 1,762 TEUs. She is equipped with the highest specifications, featuring improved technologies and first-rate quality equipment for fuel optimisation, enabling her to perform at her highest efficiency at sea.
The arrival of MTT Sandakan is a testament to the Company’s continuous pursuit in staying ahead of the curve by exploring the latest technologies available for newbuildings in order to provide customers with state-of-the-art vessels with modern and fuel-efficient designs. With these outstanding features, the Company believes she can greatly contribute to moving the customers’ business forward for the many years to come.
MTT Shipping would like to express our sincerest appreciation to Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard team and NSB Group who worked tirelessly during what has been the most challenging of times. We proudly welcome MTT Sandakan, the 16th container vessel to our fleet. May the seas lie smooth before you and may you, bring our Captain and crew safely home after every voyage.