Sept 24 – MSC Auriga

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On Sept. 21 the container vessel, MSC Auriga, arrived and broke all previous records for the largest vessel to berth at DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert. With a capacity of 15,000 TEUs, the MSC Auriga operates in the Santana service (SAN) that includes the ports of Yantian, Shanghai, LA-Long Beach, and Busan. The vessel departed Prince Rupert on September 22nd and is currently transiting to the Port of Long Beach.

Year Built:                   2020
Capacity:                      15,000 TEU
Gross Tonnage:          149525
Length:                       366 m
Beam:                          51 m
Flag:                            Portugal

Photo credit Port of Prince Rupert

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