Container ship broke lose in storm
In the midday hours of Dec 26, 2016, the "CSCL Uranus" which had berthed at the Container Terminal Tollerort in Hamburg, coming from Rotterdam, broke lose from the moorings in storm gusts. Six tugs were called to push the ship back to the quay, among them the "Michel", "Peter" and "Fairplay VI". In the evening the ship was safely moored at the Vulkanhöft.
Gulftainer welcomes largest ever vessel into Khorfakkan Container Terminal
The largest vessel ever to have docked at Sharjah-based Gulftainer's Khorfakkan Container Terminal arrived on 2nd April on its first voyage from the Far East. The ship, CSCL Uranus, fresh out of the Korean shipbuilding yard on the 9th March 2012, arrived at KCT on its maiden call, is the largest vessel ever to arrive at Khorfakkan Container Terminal and is the largest China Shipping Container Lines' (CSCL) vessel to arrive, not only into KCT, but the biggest vessel on this string to call into the Middle East. With an overall length of 366 meters, a breadth overall of 51 meters and a total container capacity of 14, 074 TEUs this vessel is truly one of the giants in the industry today, and the port of Khorfakkan is proud to have been chosen to be the first port of call in the Middle East.Upload News