The Port of Algeciras’s container terminals saw 99 megaships (*) operate from APMT and TTIA.
By terminal, 74 called at APMT Algeciras and 25 of these leviathans called at the semi-automatic terminal run by TTI Algeciras
It was only in 2014 that Maersk Line decided to trust its megaships to the Port of Algeciras; from hereon, the other Top 3 shipping lines – MSC and CMA-CGM – have also followed suit.
In this light, 60 of the megaship calls at the Port of Algeciras were made by Maersk Line’s “Tripe-E” Class, followed by 20 by CMA-CGM and 19 by MSC.
(*) Megaship: length: 395-400 metres; beam: 53-60 metres; capacity: 16,000-19,000 TEUs (or more)