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RIGA CONTAINER TERMINAL LLC handles one of the largest container ships


RIGA CONTAINER TERMINAL LLC (RIGACT) handled the biggest container ship in its business history, the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) CALA PINGUINO, as it moored at berth EO-7 on 16 March. The capacity of CALA PINGUINO is 1700 TEU; the length of the ship is 172 metres and width – 28 metres. The ship’s route is Antwerp–Bremerhaven–Riga–Tallinn.

“The handling of the vessel of such an impressive size has been another accomplishment for RIGACT. It proves that the company is already able to provide access to ships of that size, owing to its appropriate infrastructure, technical facilities and experience gained in similar projects,” indicates the company’s board member Māris Katranži.

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