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CMA CGM 18,000 teu containership calls in Los Angeles

CMA CGM 18,000 teu containership calls in Los Angeles
The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin has become the largest containership to ever call in North America.

The 2015-built, 18,000 teu capacity containership berthed in the Port of Los Angeles on 26 December and will depart for the Port of Oakland on 30 December.

It is the first a line that has deployed an ultra-large containership in the 18,000 teu range on any service apart from Asia – Europe.

The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin is deployed on the Pearl River Express service connecting China with the North American West Coast.


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