DCT Gdansk Handles Largest Ship to Date

Thursday, September 04, 2008

The arrival of the 2732TEU Racha Bhum at DCT Gdansk’s terminal in on September 1 was the first vessel to call at the deepwater terminal on its maiden voyage.  It is reported to be the biggest ship so far handled by DCT Gdansk.  And, it is the first vessel to load containers at this Polish terminal for direct carriage to .

Racha Bhum was delivered to the Singaporean carrier Regional Container Lines (RCL) by the Polish shipyard Stocznia Gdynia at the end of August and chartered by Hapag-Lloyd for her delivery voyage to . It loaded 1002 empty containers, equivalent to over 1500TEU.

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