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ACL Celebrates 50 Years on the High Seas

By Atlantic Container Line 2017-09-29 21:54:17

Back in September 1967, a ship sailed into the Port of Baltimore. As stevedores looked out from the pier, they observed a new ship with a design unlike anything they had ever seen. This amazing vessel had containers stacked securely in protective cells. Vehicles, machinery and trailers had been driven on via a stern ramp and parked securely in garages under deck. With this hybrid setup, unloading and loading the Atlantic Span on her maiden voyage would turn out to...

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