Record-tying cargo ship joins Jacksonville rotation

Published on December 15, 2022 at 1:21 pm

A container ship tying the record for the largest to visit Jacksonville arrived at JAXPORT this week, the Jacksonville Port Authority announced.

The ZIM USA has a cargo capacity of 11,923 TEU and is one of four new ships replacing smaller vessels in ZIM’s weekly container service, according to a JAXPORT news release.

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The recently completed 47-foot harbor deepening project provides the water draft needed for these larger vessels to call on the port regularly, the release said.

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