GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share


Evergreen Marine Corporation deploys ultra-large container vessel for Ocean Alliance MED1 eastbound service calling to Jeddah Port 

Sharjah-UAE:  14 June, 2017 – Gulftainer, the world's largest privately owned independent port operator, marked the maiden call of Evergreen Marine Corporation's (Evergreen's) 366 m long Tampa Triumph vessel with a capacity of 14,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) at the Northern Container Terminal (NCT) in Jeddah Islamic Seaport.

Taiwan-based Evergreen currently operates the fourth-largest container fleet in the world, comprising over 190 ships with a combined capacity of approximately 850,000 TEU. Its first ultra-large container vessel (ULCV), the Tampa Triumph, was deployed for the new Ocean Alliance MED1 eastbound service, and is scheduled to call to Jeddah Port on weekly basis. Tampa Triumph was built at the Japanese Imabari Shipyard and was delivered to Evergreen on the 31stMarch 2017. This vessel is the second of five 14,000 TEU vessels to be delivered to Evergreen this year. 

Speaking on the occasion, Flemming Dalgaard, CEO at Gulftainer, said: “We are extremely proud to welcome Evergreen's first ULCV to the Northern Container Terminal. The arrival of the Tampa Triumph is an indicator of NCT's continuous track record of operational excellence. Having significantly enhanced our facilities in Saudi Arabia, we are more than ready to take on dedicated and larger capacity vessels, and thank Evergreen for its continued confidence in our capabilities.”

Gulftainer expanded its business to Saudi Arabia in 2013 through the acquisition of a majority stake in Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GCSSO). The company now operates the Northern Container Terminal in Jeddah, the Jubail Industrial Port (JIP) and the Jubail Commercial Port (JCP). Gulftainer's Saudi Arabia terminals registered a strong performance in 2016, with NCT and JCP collectively achieving an impressive 10 per cent spike in container volumes.

 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 13555 times
Posted on : Wednesday, June 14, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Record-Breaking Year for Abu Dhabi Ports' Cruise Terminal, with 48% Increase in Passengers and 40% I...
Next Story : Abu Dhabi hosts The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2017
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Eid Gifts From The Body Shop
Kristina Fidelskaya A/W 2020 Collection “Dream”
Happy Eid with Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Fleur
Sony Middle East & Africa Launches New Compact 4K Handycam® Camcorder with Advan...
UAE Banks Among Top Performing in GCC, KPMG Report Finds
Etihad Guest Rewards Members While Staying Home
Made in Italy, ICSA® Issues a Notification of Counterfeit Products Found in the ...
Denim Culture
First Range Rover Made Under Social Distancing Measures Comes Off Jaguar Land R...
Ralph Lauren: How to master the art of tie-dye. #RLatHome
Introducing the Marks & Spencer Summer Edit
Karl Lagereld Drives Digital Innovation With Launch of the “Maison Karl Lagerfe...
IATA Outlines Layered Approach for Industry Re-Start
Union Coop Launched ‘Drive Thru' Shopping Service
Emirates Sets Industry-leading Safety Standard for Customers Travelling as It Re...
MHPS Captures Global Gas Turbine Market Share Leadership Again
OMEGA Adds Full Gold Models to The Speedmaster 38 mm Collection
SRTI Park Discusses Reality, Future of Research and Development in Arab Region
Dubai Customs and Omani Counterpart Discuss Post-Covid19 Era
UAE Develops a Rapid Coronavirus Laser Testing Technology
Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations Reports Fiscal 2019/20 Retail Sale...
HONOR MagicBook Series is Perfect for Fashion Forward, Design Conscious Individu...
Keeping Mobile Networks Running Top Priority During COVID-19 Pandemic
The Heart of Europe Takes Shape as the Ultimate Sustainable Island Tourism Desti...
VFS Global Joins Nation's Biggest Community Campaign; Donates to the 10 Million ...
Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority: How to Help Your Children Thrive With Remot...
What Narcolepsy Is and How to Cope With It
Mubadala Supports the Fight Against COVID-19 by Leveraging Its Assets' World-Cla...
Trina Solar Publishes Its Vertex Module Technology White Paper, Unveiling a Bran...
Aster DM Healthcare Launches ‘Our New Earth' Microsite to Coach People to Transi...
Union Coop Al Barsha – 3 Commercial Center 40% Complete
Samsung Brings Unparalleled Offers to Tech Enthusiasts This Eid
INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Launches Exclusive Eid Rewards Campaign
Renault of Arabian Automobiles brings you Trade-In Super Sale for Eid
IATA COVID-19 Middle East and Africa Update Today at 12 PM
NYU Abu Dhabi Announces Winners of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2020
Vatika Launches Natural Hair Food, an Effective Solution for Dry Hair
Special Edition Jaguar XE, XF & Range Rover Vogue Vehicles Arrive in UAE
SALAMA Announces AED 13.65 Million Profit for Q1 2020
Celebrate EID with Special Offers on HONOR Smartphones
LG to Further Diversify TV Production
DFDC, FDF Hold Joint Webinar on Managing Stress and Anxiety Amid COVID-19
SITA Steps Up Development of a Self-sovereign Identity for Air Travel
The Best Omega Sunglasses For a Long-Awaited Summer
du Keeps Loved Ones and Families Connected During Eid Al Fitr With World Calling Pack
Innovating to Fight COVID-19: Four Ways Drones are Contributing
Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Honour UAE's COVID-19 Frontline Heroes
Sony Middle East and Africa and Gearbox team up to offer rental services of late...
Ericsson's USA 5G Factory: Staffed by Professionals – Trained by VR
ATM Virtual to Focus on Potential Chinese Outbound Travel Market