Mundra Port Welcomes One Of The Longest Container Ships In The World, Equal To 4 Football Fields

On Sunday, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (abbreviated APSEZ) mentioned that its Mundra Port in Gujarat anchored one of the longest container vessels in the world — the MV MSC Hamburg.

The vessel measures 399 meters in length and 54 meters in width, equivalent to four football fields.

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This historical event happened in the same month when Geneva’s Mediterranean Shipping Company (abbreviated as MSC) and Adani International Container Terminal Pvt Ltd.’s joint venture (JV) completed a decade.

MSC Hamburg, built in 2015, boasts a carrying capacity of about 15,908 TEU.

APSEZ The Mundra Marine Team made sure and facilitated accurate predictions for clearing the need to berth the vessel safely and securely by factoring in complex states of the ship and live weather conditions, the APSEZ mentioned.

References: Business World, Business Today, NDTV

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