Wilmington NC Sets Record for Largest Container Ship Arrival
October 28,2020 — MaritimeExecutive.com
The North Carolina State Ports Authority set a record for the largest container ship to call at the Port of Wilmington. The YM Warranty with a carrying a capacity of 14,220 TEUs arrived in Wilmington on October 26. It is also the largest class vessel calling on the US East Coast. Completed in 20189, the YM Warranty measures 1,200 feet in length. Registered in Panama the ship was built by Imabari Shipbuilding and is part of a class of five Ultra Large containerships recently introduced by the line. The ships operate under charter from Shoei Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.