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U.S. East Coast and Port of Charleston ports welcomes largest ship ever

Christian Fernsby |
Hundreds of people stood on the shoreline snapping pictures as the massive CMA CGM Marco Polo sailed into Charleston, South Carolina, setting the record as the largest ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast and the Port of Charleston.

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South Carolina Ports welcomed the record-breaking CMA CGM MARCO POLO to Wando Welch Terminal. The vessel measures 1,300 feet long and has the capacity to carry 16,022 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent container units).

When compared to iconic markers in the Lowcountry, the ship equals 1.5 USS Yorktowns and seven 787-8 Boeing-made Dreamliner jets.

Four ship-to-shore cranes with 155 feet of lift height above the wharf deck are deployed on the CMA CGM MARCO POLO, ensuring the swift movement of more than 2,200 containers filled with goods.


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