Chinese vessel unloads 800 containers in Tripoli port


The Vessel Beijing Bridge of Cmacgm arrived to Lebanon's Tripoli port on Thursday from China passing through Suez Canal to unload 800 containers of products, local media reported.

"After the opening of the maritime line between Lebanon and China, Tripoli port will become a central port for transit in the Mediterranean sea," Tripoli Port Manager Ahmad Tamer was quoted by National News Agency as saying.

Tamer said that Tripoli port will receive every two weeks such a huge vessel carrying products to Lebanese market and other markets which will turn the port into a transit station.

Beijing Bridge is a 295 meters vessel with 32 meters of width.

On August 17, another vessel coming from China arrived to Tripoli port carrying around 1000 containers.

Cmacgm Nerval, which measures 600 meters in length and 40 meters in width, is the biggest vessel arrived to the port since its establishment.

Source from : xinhua