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Maersk Evora sets World Record for Cargo Handling at Port of Los Angeles
Maersk Evora sets World Record for Cargo Handling at Port of Los Angeles

The world record was achieved at APM Terminals’ Pier 400, where the 366-meter Maersk Evora arrived on October 17 carrying nine containers above deck, the first for any U.S. port and managed to load and unload a total of 24,846 TEUs, Maersk said.

The 13,492 TEU ship arrived at the port on October 17. The vessel left the port of Los Angeles on October 22 and is currently heading to East Asia, with its first stop being Yokohama, Japan on November 7,

The Port of Los Angeles said that the ship came into APMT fully loaded with nine containers above deck, the first for any US port.

Maersk Evora was delivered in 2011 and has a capacity of 13,492 TEU. Built at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in 2011, the Neo-Panamax containership features a length of 366 meters and a width of 48.2 meters.
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