Port of New York & New Jersey Welcomes Inaugural Sailing of Ocean Alliance

By Vessels

The COSCO Vietnam, the first vessel in the Ocean Alliance’s new partnership to call the Port of New York and New Jersey, arrived at Maher Terminals at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal on Monday, April 17.

Port of New York & New Jersey Welcomes Inaugural Sailing of Ocean Alliance

Container ship Cosco Vietnam - Image courtesy of Joern von Aspern

Members of the Ocean Alliance include China COSCO SHIPPING, CMA CGM, Evergreen Line, and OOCL. The 8,500 TEU vessel is dedicated to the Trans-Atlantic Europe (TAE) service.

The COSCO Vietnam sailed from LeHavre, France prior to calling the Port of New York and New Jersey.

(From left to right): Frank Capo, Sr. Vice President Commercial for Maher Terminals; Howard Finkel Executive Vice President, Cosco Shipping Lines (North America); Sharon McStine, Manager, Industry & Government Relations, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; Captain Igor Myasoyedov; Chief Officer J.A.K. Raweendra; Gao Giang, General Manager, Cosco Shipping Lines (North America)

To salute the inaugural sailing of the Ocean Alliance’s first vessel call to the Port of New York and New Jersey, a commemorative plaque was presented to the ship’s Captain, Igor Myasoyedov, by Business Development & Customer Relations staff, along with representatives of Maher Terminals and COSCO SHIPPING Lines.

Source: Port of NY/NJ