Mundra Port berths MSC giant containership

Mundra Port berths one of the longest containerships

Mundra Port, the flagship port of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), has berthed one of the world’s largest vessels, the MSC Hamburg.

The containership was constructed in 2015 and moored at Adani Ports Mundra on 2 July 2023.

The event occurred in the same month that the Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Adani International Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd.’s joint venture celebrated its 10th anniversary.

READ: Adani Ports moves more than 8.5 million TEU

MSC Hamburg reportedly has a carrying capacity of 15,908 TEU and a current draught of 12 metres.

The length overall (LOA) is 399 metres, and width is 54 metres.

According to APSEZ, the Mundra Marine Team ensured and facilitated accurate predictions for the clearance required to berth the ship safely by factoring in all the complex conditions of the vessel and live weather conditions.

In FY23, Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone had the highest port cargo volume (339 MMT).

In December 2022, Mundra Port surpassed its record by handling 367 vessels.

On 31 March 2023, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) announced its results for the fiscal year and fourth quarter ended.

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