WARMLY WELCOME THE LARGEST CONTAINER VESSEL OF WAN HAI LINES TO EVER CALL AT TCIT.
On November 3rd, 2022, Tan Cang – Cai Mep International Terminal (TCIT) successfully handled the maiden call of WAN HAI A07 – the first 13,100 TEU vessel operated by Wan Hai Lines.
According to Wan Hai Lines, “This is a line of ships designed with energy efficiency and eco-friendly aspects in mind, fully equipped with balanced torsion ball rudders, pre-spin fins and AMP (Alternative Marine Electricity) system. With an overall length of 335 meters, a width of 51 meters, a draft of 16 meters and a maximum cruise speed of 22 knots, the WAN HAI A07 is currently one of the largest ships in the fleet owned by Wan Hai Lines. In addition, the line has the “Smart Ship” certification and meets the highest requirements for EEDI (Energy Efficiency Design Index)”.
With the capacity and experience to handle big vessels up to 160,000 DWT and the great support and coordination of Pilots, Tugboats, Port Authority, and Border Guard, TCIT has successfully received Wan Hai A07 and handled more than 2,000 TEUs (1 TEU = 1 20-foot container) after 9 hours of loading and unloading with a productivity of 120 Containers/hour.
In this challenging time, TCIT highly appreciates the trust, companionship and cooperation of Wan Hai lines for being not only one of TCIT’s shareholders but also a strategic customer during the past 13 years. TCIT is proud to be a reputable partner of Wan Hai Lines in Cai Mep area to deploy 3 weekly service lanes connecting Vietnam to US and Intra Asian markets. As the No.1 deep-water terminal in Vietnam, TCIT always strives to become the customer’s first choice for container transshipment and soon to be the international transit hub in Southeast Asia.