MV MSC Hamburg has a carrying capacity is 15,908 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 12 meters
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) in Mundra, Gujarat once again achieved a significant achievement by safely berthing one of the largest container ships. The MV MSC Hamburg, a container ship built in 2015, was recently anchored at the Adani Ports Mundra on July 2, 2023.
Interestingly, the historic event took place in the same month when the Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Adani International Container Terminal's joint venture completed 10 years.
Adding yet another marvelous gem to its repertoire, APSEZ has once again proved its mettle in operations and efficiency. MV MSC Hamburg, a container ship, has a carrying capacity is 15,908 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 12 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 399 meters, and her width is 54 meters. The Mundra Ports achieved a significant feat in the maritime transport sector by safely berthing one of the largest ships ever.
APSEZ Mundra Marine Team ensured and facilitated accurate predictions for the clearance required to berth the ship safely by factoring in all the complex conditions of the vessel and live weather conditions.
In 2021 APSEZ berthed the 13,892 TEU APL Raffles, the largest container vessel to call at any Indian port. The Singapore-registered vessel had a length of 397.88 meters and a breadth of 51 meters. The Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone recorded the largest port cargo volume with 339 MMT in FY23.
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