Southern sea port welcomes ultra-large container ship

  • Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
    Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
  • Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
    Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
  • Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
    Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
  • Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
    Photo: The Margrethe Maersk docks at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn
Margrethe Maersk, one of the world’s largest container ships, docked at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in Phu My township, the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau, on October 25. The 214,121-DWT vessel, operated by the 2M Alliance led by Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company, is able to carry over 18,300 twenty-foot equivalent units and stretches nearly 400m in length and 59m in width. With the ship’s call, CMIT became one of about 20 major ports worldwide capable of handling vessels of this size, establishing its position on the global navigation map. VNA Photo: Ngọc Sơn

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