Spotted: Madrid Maersk Calls APM Terminals Rotterdam

Image Courtesy: APM Terminals

In today’s spotted we bring you an image of the 20,568 TEU Madrid Maersk which called APM Terminals Rotterdam on its maiden voyage as part of the Far East-Europe (AE-2) service operated by Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company’s 2M Alliance.

Delivered to Maersk Line in April this year, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) belongs to the 2nd generation of the company’s Triple-E class of vessels and is the first of 11 ships ordered from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) back in 2015.

The 196,000 gross-ton Madrid Maersk features a length of 399 meters and a width of 58.6 meters.

“With this maiden call of Madrid Maersk to Rotterdam, we have yet another opportunity  to celebrate our good cooperation with the city, the port and APM Terminals,” Mark Cairns, The Netherlands Managing Director for Maersk Line, commented.

APM Terminals operates two terminals at the Port of Rotterdam, which is said to be Europe’s busiest container port, with 12.3 million TEUs handled in 2016.

APM Terminals Rotterdam, which opened in October 2000, handled 1.36 million TEUs in 2016, and APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte II handled 700,000 TEUs last year.

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