Taiwan’s 5,551 TEU container vessel calls at Umm Qasr Port

Gulftainer, a privately owned port operator, has received the largest container vessel at an Iraqi port to date, according to the company in a statement on Monday.

The 5,551 TEU vessel, YM Wealth, deployed by Taiwan-based shipping line Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming), arrived at Gulftainer’s Iraq Container Terminal (ICT) facility.

Gulftainer marked the occasion with a reception that hosted Omran Radhi Thani, Director-General of the National Ports Authority of Iraq, Osama Ali Al Maliki, Director of the Umm Qasr Customs Authority, and Rafi’e Yosif Abbas, Director General of the Iraqi State Company for Maritime Transport.