The latest container ship newbuild made her debut at Southampton on 24 July. The 349m by 45.6m APL Salalah, like her sister vessel APL Southampton, is a 10,700TEU Gearless Cellular Container Vessel, built at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Okpo, South Korea and delivered on 22 June. The Singapore-flag 114,000gt vessel is employed on the Asia-Europe service.

APL Salalah is fitted with a ballast water treatment system and an electronically-controlled main engine, and it is claimed that she is the company’s most environmentally-friendly and fuel-efficient vessel.

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