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Hutchison Ports Thailand Welcomed MSC ISTANBUL on Her First Call in Thailand

Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) recently held a welcoming event for the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) container vessel – MSC ISTANBUL – at their Terminal D, Laem Chabang Port. During the event, Mr. Peter Blohm, Managing Director of MSC Thailand received mementos from Pol. Sub-Lt. Montri Rerkchamnian, Director of Laem Chabang Port, and Mr. Stephen Ashworth, Managing Director of Thailand & South East Asia for Hutchison Ports. 

MSC ISTANBUL is operating under the weekly “2M Lion-Jaguar” service, which connects Europe with Asia and the West Coast of the United States. She arrived for the first time at HPT’s most technologically advanced terminal with a length of 399 meters and a capacity of 16,652 TEUs.

The vessel is capable of supporting 176,490 maximum gross tons, making her the largest container vessel ever called towards Laem Chabang Port and Thailand.

Rungpisit Vorakamnuenghttp://thai.logistics-manager.com/
Rungpisit or Mek is a passionate writer who enjoys an ocean breeze. He likes to take a picture from a nice building rooftop whenever he can. When he's not writing, he likes to take a few peaceful hours to train mixed martial arts and draw a portrait.

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