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Kanoo Shipping handles the world's largest container ship on maiden call to Jebel Ali Port

Kanoo Shipping handles the world's largest container ship on maiden call to Jebel Ali Port

MOL Triumph, the world's largest container ship with a capacity of 20,170 TEU, arrived on its maiden voyage to Jebel Ali Port in Dubai on 8th June 2017.

Kanoo Shipping, one of the founders of S5 Agency World and a member of the Kanoo Group, handled the operations and husbandry services of MOL Triumph, registered to Japanese shipping company, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL).

At 400 meters in length and 58.8 meters in width, MOL Trump is equipped with many new sustainable technologies to provide more efficient fuel consumption and improved environmental performance. The vessel is the first 20,000 TEU-class containership deployed in THE Alliance's Asia to Europe trade via the FE2 service.

MOL Triumph made its inaugural calls to Dalian, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Yantian and Singapore, before it made a transit through the Suez Canal. It continued on to Tangier, Southampton, Hamburg, Rotterdam and Le Havre before calling back at Tangier and then Jebel Ali on its return voyage to Asia.

DPW, MOL and Kanoo Shipping welcomed the Master and Crew onboard during the vessel stay at Jebel Ali Port, through a recognition ceremony held at Wheel House T3 operation building.

Kanoo Shipping presented a plaque to the Master for the MOL Triumph's maiden call. Mr John Drinkwater, the Country Manager for Kanoo Shipping - UAE & Oman, said, "We are delighted to welcome the new MOL Triumph, which is the largest containership in the world. Kanoo Shipping is committed to ensuring that we provide the highest level of services to the vessel during her port stay at Jebel Ali Port."

Being the first Arab shipping agency in the Region in 1890, Kanoo Shipping has grown to be the largest regional shipping service provider in the Middle East which covers an extensive area including the Gulf, the Red Sea and Indian Sub-continent, and handles 15,000 ship calls every year. Kanoo Shipping has offices in 19 countries and covers over 150 ports.