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APM Terminals Pipavav receives largest vessel in the history of the port

This week APM Terminals received Hapag Lloyd’s MV Express Athens, the largest container vessel to ever call at the terminal.

Deployed on the TP1 INDAMEX service, serving the US East Coast and Asia, the Express Athens has a length overall (LOA) of 349 m, beam 49 m, gross tonnage of 113,973 and deadweight of 122,959 and can carry more than 10,000 TEU.The vessel arrived from Charleston terminal [US] and will continue onwards to Port Muhammad Bin Qasim [Pakistan].

Handling such a large vessel at Pipavav Port showcases its infrastructural capabilities for handling larger vessels safely and quickly.