New Take Over Vessel "M.V. Meishan Bridge"
On June 06, 2018 at Imabari Shipbuilding Shipyard 14,000-TEUS new building container vessel MV Meishan Bridge was taken over by Bangladeshi seafarers from Haque & Sons Ltd. This is the first time in history of Bangladesh where Ultra Large Container series vessel of 14,000 was taken over by 23 seafarers including officers and ratings under the excellent leadership of Capt. Omar Kabir and Chief Engineer Md Ali Hassan from Bangladesh. Special Thanks to KLSM Singapore and K-LINE Japan for providing our seafarers the opportunity to man this beautiful vessel. Capt. Saydur Rahman Executive Director and Shichida San of HSL Tokyo attended the delivery ceremony along with official delegates from Kline Group.
Tokyo-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) took delivery of the 14,000-TEU at Imabari Shipbuilding Company's Hiroshima Shipyard in Japan. "K" Line has a total of five ULCSs scheduled for delivery this year.
Haque & Sons is proud to be part of the process in grooming, training and maintaining the pool of KLSM crew since 1997. These vessels will be operated under Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE), a joint venture of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd ("MOL"), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha ("NYK").
Haque & Sons wishes all the success of K-LINE and the seafarers sailing on board.