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Largest Cargo Ship Ever to Dock in Eastern US Headed to NJ – NBC New York

The largest container ship ever to name on a U.S. east coast port was headed to New Jersey on Saturday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey introduced.

The 1,200-foot (366-meter) CMA CGM Brazil will dock on the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal carrying cargo that features clothes, prescription drugs, furnishings, toys, vacation decorations and meals, the authority mentioned in a information launch.

Built this yr, the Brazil is longer than 4 New York City blocks and wider than a soccer discipline at 167 ft (51 meters) extensive.

The container ship sailed from Sri Lanka and berthed at Halifax, Nova Scotia on Thursday earlier than heading to the New York-New Jersey space.


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