The Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest container port in the US, has released footage of the largest COSCO containership to ever visit North America berthing at its Pacific Container Terminal (PCT) on November 22, 2017.
PCT handled a total of 15,860 TEU, loaded and unloaded, on the COSCO Shipping’s 14,500 TEU Himalayas before it left the port on November 27, 2017.
The port has been handling ships carrying 14,000 TEUs or greater since 2012.
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The Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach’s neighboring facility, is on track to be the first Western Hemisphere port to exceed 9 million TEUs in a calendar year after processing the most containerized monthly cargo in its 110-year history.