• ITVI.USA
    15,496.720
    85.590
    0.6%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.743
    0.003
    0.1%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.110
    0.000
    0%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,466.390
    90.520
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.300
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.140
    0.190
    6.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.590
    0.150
    10.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.330
    0.020
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.170
    0.020
    0.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.080
    0.130
    3.3%
  • WAIT.USA
    125.000
    -1.000
    -0.8%
  • ITVI.USA
    15,496.720
    85.590
    0.6%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.743
    0.003
    0.1%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.110
    0.000
    0%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,466.390
    90.520
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.300
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.140
    0.190
    6.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.590
    0.150
    10.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.330
    0.020
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.170
    0.020
    0.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.080
    0.130
    3.3%
  • WAIT.USA
    125.000
    -1.000
    -0.8%
American Shipper

MSC’s first 8,200-TEU ship calls at Long Beach

MSC’s first 8,200-TEU ship calls at Long Beach

   Mediterranean Shipping Co.’s first 8,200-TEU ship, the “MSC Texas,” made a maiden call at the port of Long Beach Tuesday, when the new ship docked at the pier A container terminal operated by SSA Terminals.

   The ship operates in the joint MSC/CMA CGM “Pearl River” transpacific service, which already employs the 8,000-TEU “CMA CGM Hugo.”

   The “MSC Texas” is 1,095.8 feet long, 140.4 feet wide (30 feet wider than the Panama Canal) and has a draft of 47.6 feet.

   The “MSC Texas” is the first of “at least eight” 8,200-TEU vessels that Mediterranean Shipping Co. has ordered from shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries of South Korea, the port of Long Beach said.

   Four other shipping lines have 8,000-TEU-type ships calling in Long Beach: Orient Overseas Container Line, China Shipping Container Lines, China Ocean Shipping Co. (COSCO) and CMA CGM.

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