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Longest containership yet to call Colombia

Puerto Aguaduluce in the Port of Buenaventura has received a call from CMA CGM’s 13,392 TEU APL ESPLANADE

Measuring 369m long and 51m wide, APL ESPLANADE is the largest ship to date to call at any Colombian terminal. Intake is 13,892 TEU.

Last month SPIA hosted a call by MSC FAITH, which as an intake of 14,436 TEU and is 366m long.

“Shipping companies continue to build larger and larger capacity vessels, and receiving this type of vessel is an honour and a great responsibility," said Miguel Abisambra, general manager of Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce SA (SPIA), the ICTSI/PSA International operator.

"We work under our vision of being a strategic ally of the Colombian economy."

APL ESPLANADE is deployed in CMA CGM’s Asia Central South America (ACSA1) service, which links East Asia with Central and South America.

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