L.A. welcomes largest containership ever in North America

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(LOS ANGELES) — The largest containership ever to arrive in North America is now docked at the Port of Los Angeles, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported. With the capacity to carry 18,000 TEUs, the 1,300-foot-long CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin is a third larger than the largest ship previously seen in the port. The ship arrived Saturday on its maiden voyage from China and South Korea.

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By Professional Mariner Staff