Spotted: Sea Leviathan Visits Port of Los Angeles on Maiden Voyage

Image Courtesy: CMA CGM

CMA CGM George Washington, a newly built ultra large container vessel (ULCV) owned by French shipping giant CMA CGM, arrived recently at the Port of Los Angeles on its maiden voyage. 

Built at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in South Korea, the 14,414 TEU boxship was delivered to CMA CGM on April 20, the company’s data shows.

CMA CGM G. Washinton, which flies the flag of the United Kingdom, features a length of 366 meters and a width of 48.2 meters.

The giant boxship has a market value of USD 103.28 million, according to information provided by VesselsValue.

Currently, CMA CGM’s fleet is made up of 444 vessels with a combined capacity of 2.208 million TEUs.

World Maritime News Staff

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