ONE Stork made its first call to Halifax late this afternoon. at 140026TEU it is the largest vessel to call on The Alliance’s EC5 service.
The EC5 service has long been served by vessels in the 7000-8000TEU range, the largest vessels that can call on Fairview cove. In December, the Alliance announced upgrades to vessels beginning this April which would see 14,000-15,000 teu vessels added to the EC5 service.
Currently all of the listed new vessels on the EC5 service are named after Birds, Including ONE Hawk and ONE Eagle. These 14026TEU ships were built for NYK beginning in 2016.
at 14026TEU, these ships are the 5th largest to call on Halifax. The ports TEU size records are tracked in this post.