First Ultra-Large Containership Call Kicks Off ‘Big Ship Era’ for Port of New York and New Jersey

The 14,400 TEU capacity CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt became the largest container ship to ever call at the port of New York and New Jersey on Thursday after sailing underneath the raised Bayonne Bridge. The ultra-large containership arrived at the APM Terminals Elizabeth container terminal after setting the record as the first 'big ship' to pass under the raised Bayonne … [Read more...]

First Ultra-Large Containership Visits U.S. East Coast Ports

The 14,414 TEU CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt has set a new record as the largest capacity containership to ever visit the U.S. east coast after calling at the ports of Virginia (Norfolk), Savannah, and Charleston in recent days. After setting a record as the largest ship to pass through the Panama Canal in August, the CMA CGM made its east coast debut at in Norfolk Harbor at … [Read more...]

First 13,000 TEU Containership Transits Under New York and New Jersey’s Raised Bayonne Bridge

The 13,208 TEU OOCL Berlin became the largest ship to call at the port of New York and New Jersey when it arrived Monday after transiting under the newly-raised Bayonne Bridge. OOCL Berlin sailed into Newark Bay docked at Maher Terminals Berth 68 on Monday afternoon. At 13,208 TEU, the Berlin measures more than 1,200 feet in length. It is now the largest vessel to transit … [Read more...]