This vessel is deployed on the 2M alliance's TP6/Pearl service connecting Vietnam with US West Coast and calls CMIT to discharge and load 6,500 TEU cargo.
CMIT, a joint venture of Maersk's APM Terminals, Vietnam Maritime Corporation and Saigon Port, has obtained permission from Ministry of Transport and Vietnam Maritime Administration to accommodate 214,121 dwt vessels. The Margrethe Maersk is 214,733 dwt
More than 100 senior government officials attended the vessel maiden call celebrations organised at the Cai Mep International Terminal in Ba Ria Vung Tau Province.
Said CMIT deputy general director Nguyen Xuan Ky: 'This call is a concrete demonstration of the spirit of determination to foster Cai Mep as regional and world class port.'.