2017 | Quarter 2
PTP Welcomes Maersk’s Latest
and Largest Container Vessel
Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), a Member of MMC Group became the first port in Southeast Asia to welcome Madrid Maersk, a 20,568 TEU container vessel and the first “second generation” Triple-
The maiden voyage of Madrid Maersk to PTP was commemorated at a special welcoming event organised by PTP. During the event, Mr. Prakash Thuraraisasingam, PTP’s Head of Commercial, handed over a special memento to Niels P. H. Larsen, Captain of Madrid Maersk.
Madrid Maersk is on its maiden voyage for the Asia – Europe (AE 2) service loop of the 2M alliance network. The vessel, which previously berthed at Yantian, China is scheduled to make the next port of call at Port of Algeciras, Spain.
The 2nd generation Triple-