SAL receives 2,300 cars in one day at the Port of Esbjerg
26th November was a record-breaking day for SAL. Three car carriers arrived at the SAL-terminal at the same time, carrying a total of 2,300 finished vehicles.
Our team of stevedoring specialists were ready from the early morning hours, securing a smooth and effective unloading of the three vessels. One of these vessels, Aquamarine Ace, is the largest vessel ever of its type to have called at the Port of Esbjerg.
Managing Director Henrik Otto Jensen says:
“We are very proud of our ability to effectively handle the arrival of three vessels in one day, which included unloading 2,300 cars. This demonstrates our position as a leading provider of finished vehicle logistics services in Scandinavia.”
The Port of Esbjerg is the largest port in Denmark for vehicle import. For the whole of 2015, the number of finished vehicles to arrive at the SAL-terminal in Esbjerg is expected to exceed 60,000.
Three vehicle carrier vessels arrived at the Port of Esbjerg in one day:
• Aquamarine Ace, length: 199,99 m
• City of Rotterdam, length: 139,99 m
• Grande Scandinavia, length: 182,08 m