Big Ben – Photo Tour Of The MegaShip Benjamin Franklin

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Photo from the Port Bridge Wing of the Benjamin Franklin By John Konrad ©2016

The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the largest container ship ever to dock in North America, returned to Southern California last month for its second U.S. visit and official inauguration. Before departing for Seattle, CMA CGM invited gCaptain founder John Konrad and photographer Andrew Lombardi to Long Beach for a tour of the enormous vessel. Here are the photos from the trip:

Update (March 4): CMA CGM to Deploy Six Megaships to U.S. West Coast

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Benjamin Franklin Engine Room Photo by John Konrad, gCaptain
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Photo By John Konrad ©2016

Photographer Andrew Lombardi is a veteran entrepreneur, software developer and photographer. He’s been running the consulting firm Mystic Coders for 14 years, coding, speaking internationally and offering technical guidance to companies as large as Walmart and companies with problems as interesting as helicopter simulation. He firmly believes that the best thing he’s done so far, is being a great dad.