Giant Container Ships berthed at Aden Container Terminal.
16 March 2015 – for the first time two giant container ships simultaneously berthed today at Aden Container Terminal of 700 meter berth length, the container ships are Ever Laurel belongs to Taiwan shipping line Evergreen and Kota Cabar belongs to Singaporean shipping line PIL with 335 meter and 301 meter overall length respectively.
It is worth mentioning that Evergreen line has recently resumed its direct calls to the Port of Aden from Far East through the weekly visits of the line container ships jointly with COSCO line ships of 335 meter length and 8500 teu overall capacity.
Aden Ports Development Company has welcomed the arrival of the two giant container ships which is a positive sign of activating the traffic and business through the port of Aden. The Aden Ports Development Company Chairman in a declaration has confirmed the importance of the commencement of the Port expansion project in order to keep up with developments in marine services.
The Chairman has thanked and appreciated Aden Container Terminal and Yemen Port Authority team for the effort given in serving ships calling the port.