MSC Oliver, one of many world’s largest container ships, has docked on the Cai Mep Worldwide Terminal (CMIT) in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province earlier this week.
The MSC Oliver, one of many greatest vessels of Mediterranean Delivery Firm (MSC) headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, was the biggest ever ship to dock in Vietnam.
It has a useless weight tonnage (DWT) of 199,273, with a capability of greater than 19,224 twenty-foot equal items (TEUs).
The ship docked at CMIT to deal with almost 6,000 freight containers, equal to 10,000TEUs of exported, imported and transshipped items.
Nguyen Xuan Ky, deputy basic director of the CMIT, stated the docking of the ship would assist promote the capability of Vietnam’s seaport system and its place within the international provide chain.
Positioned within the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau’s Phu My City, CMIT is without doubt one of the largest terminals on the Cai Mep-Thi Vai deep-water gateway port complicated.
It will probably serve cargo vessels with a loading capability as much as 214,000DWT.
Many delivery traces all over the world are utilizing container ships with giant capability. To serve such giant ships, seaports want to have the ability to effectively obtain and deal with the container ships, making certain that they enter and exit the port safely.
MSC is the world’s second largest delivery firm with greater than 500 vessels crusing 200 totally different routes between 500 ports in 155 international locations worldwide.
To satisfy rising international freight demand, the corporate has ordered new mega ships, every with capability of as much as 23,000 TEUs.