CMA CGM Brazil visits Savannah
The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed CMA CGM Brazil, the largest ship to call on the East Coast, Sept. 18, 2020. The Brazil, which also made stops in New York/New Jersey, Norfolk and Charleston, is 1,200 feet long, 167 feet wide and has a capacity of 15,072 containers (twenty-foot equivalent units or TEUs).

(Quote) The sight of this colossal ship makes perfectly clear the benefits America will gain from the Savannah Harbor deepening," said Col. Daniel Hibner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District. (End Quote) The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, now nearly complete, will boost the economy at a critical time and will have broad impacts for Georgia, South Carolina and throughout the Southeast.(End Quote)
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