Benjamin Franklin in Dramatic US Departure

 02 Mar 2016 11.30am

CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin has departed the Port of Oakland on its second call to the US after becoming the first mega-ship to dock in the country.

The 18,000 TEU giant has now called at the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Oakland.

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Watch the ship make its dramatic departure from the Port of Oakland below:


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