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CMIT welcomes MSC’s largest container vessel call ever in Vietnam

Source: APM Terminals Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) – APM Terminal’s joint venture with Vietnam Maritime Corporation and Saigon Port – continues to earn the trust of one of the world’s biggest shipping lines. MSC chose CMIT to handle the m/v MSC DITTE on September 24, 2022. The MSC DITTE is MSC’s largest ever container vessel to call in Vietnam. At 200,148 DWT, MSC DITTE is well within CMIT’s 214,000 DWT capacity. Reduced Port Stay The mega container vessel is operated on 2M Alliance’s Pearl service, connecting Vietnam with the US West Coast. With an average crane productivity of nearly 32 containers/hour/crane and 23-row outreach, CMIT successfully handled almost 16,000 TEUs of import, export, transshipment and empty containers, keeping her journey timely after only 54 hours’ port stay. World class capability Increasing calls for CMIT to handle mega ships such as the MSC DITTE affirm its world class capability, management and coordination with, among others, authority agencies, Ministry of Transport, Vinamarine, Vung Tau Port Authority, Pilot, and Tugboat. Special port cluster The CMIT deep-water port is categorised as a special port cluster according to the master plan of Vietnam’s seaport system 2021-2030. The vision to 2050 was approved by the Prime

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