On 28th December 2022, SSIT safely and successfully receives the ship of MSC Shipping, M/V MSC Amsterdam with a deadweight of 185,552 ton, a capacity of 16,652 teu, and LOA of 399 meters. This is the largest container ship ever to call SSIT.
M/V MSC Amsterdam belongs to the Sentosa service that has been calling at SSIT terminal for one year with its rotation from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam (SSIT, Cai Mep), and China to West Coast ports, the United States.
This is also a milestone for SSIT as well as Cai Mep port cluster, Ba Ria Vung Tau in the closing days of 2022. “SSIT Management would like to sincerely thank to the Ministry of Transport, Vietnam Maritime Administration, Vung Tau Maritime Administration, Cai Mep and related parties for the support, allowing large ships to berth at SSIT in 2023. SSIT Management also sincerely thanks MSC for the trust and hopes that the two parties will have more successful cooperation in 2023, contributing to the growing trend of Trade, Import and Export and Vietnam plays an important role in the global production and supply chain of goods to the world”, Mr Phan Hoang Vu – SSIT’s Deputy General Director said.