CMA CGM Marco Polo Sets New Records at U.S. East Coast Ports

CMA CGM Marco Polo Sets New Records at U.S. East Coast Ports

May 26,2021 — TheMaritimeExecutive.com

The largest container ship to call on the U.S. East Coast is making her way south. After a historic call at the Port of Virginia, the 16,000 TEU CMA CGM Marco Polo arrived at the Port of Savannah on Wednesday. The terminal deployed seven STS cranes and hundreds of longshoremen to load and unload about 6,000 TEU of cargo from the ship in a single call. The CMA CGM Marco Polo is 1,300 feet long and more than 175 feet wide. She is deployed on the AWE3 service, connecting the U.S. East Coast and Asia via the Suez Canal.

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