January 1, 2016
January 1st, 2016
Port of Oakland welcomes CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, first megaship in the U.S.
The Port of Oakland successfully berthed the largest cargo ship to ever visit the U.S. The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, at 1,310-feet nearly a quarter-mile long, tied up at the Port's Outer Harbor. By docking without incident, it symbolically opened the Trans-Pacific trade route between Asia and North America to megaships...