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CMA CGM launches LNG-powered mega vessel

The biggest container ship yet capable of sailing on LNG was delivered to French shipping line CMA CGM on Tuesday. The ship was christened at a ceremony in Shanghai and will set out on its maiden voyage Wednesday.

En præst velsignede skibet Jacques Saadé, som stævner ud på sin jomfrurejse fra Shanghai imorgen. | Photo: Aly Song/REUTERS / X01793

French container line CMA CGM has launched a LNG-powered mega vessel.

The container ship is named after the company's founder, Jacques Saadé, and was christened at a ceremony in Shanghai on Tuesday.

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