Watch: Record Container Shipment Arrives In Rotterdam Port

Watch: Record Container Shipment Arrives In Rotterdam Port 1

Mumbai Maersk arrived at the port of Rotterdam on September 5, 2018. The 399-m long vessel was carrying a record number of containers in a single shipment: 19,038 TEU. The Mumbai unloaded at APMT’s deep-sea container terminal at Maasvlakte 2.

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This was the first time a container vessel carried over 19,000 TEU of cargo in one haul. And Rotterdam was de first port of call for this record shipment. ‘I congratulate Maersk Line and APMT’s Maasvlakte 2 facility with the realisation and handling of this record shipment,’ says the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s Containers Manager Hans Nagtegaal. ‘We’re proud that Rotterdam was the first port to handle a container vessel with this throughput volume. We owe this honour to the depth of our basins and channels, our good connections with the hinterland and Rotterdam’s state-of-the-art terminals.”

Press Releases: portofrotterdam.com

Photo Courtesy: portofrotterdam.com

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