World’s largest car carrier to call at H’tota port

Published : 9:06 am  February 20, 2017 | No comments so far |  |  (220) reads | 

 

MV Hoegh Tracer, the world’s largest pure car and truck Carrier (PCTC)  belonging to Hoegh Autoliners AS, Oslo, is scheduled to call at Hambantota port during the first week of March 2017 under its local agency Diamond Shipping Services (Pvt.) Ltd.
 Vessel is plying under MIAF service (Middle East, India & Africa Service), which has a LOA of 200 metres, breadth of 36.5 metres, draft of 10.3 metres, with 14 cargo decks to carry 8500 Car Equivalent Units  (CEU). Hoegh Autoliners use Hambantota port as a major transshipment hub for their cargo  operations to various parts of the world.