Iraq receives its Largest Container Vessel

By John Lee.

The largest container vessel to call at an Iraqi port has been unloaded at Gulftainer’s Iraq Container Terminal (ICT) earlier this month.

According to TradeArabia, the YM Wealth, owned by Taiwan-based Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, discharged and loaded over 2,500 containers.

The shipping line shows the 68,616-ton vessel as having been at the port from 1st to 3rd July, en-route to and from Jebel Ali Container Terminal in Dubai.

(Sources: TradeArabia, Yang Ming)

(Picture: YM Wealth at the Port of Oakland. Credit: Ingrid Taylar)

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