The vessel was on its maiden voyage from the Far East to Europe and will call Israel every 60 days
"K" Line's (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd) container vessel "Seattle Bridge" (VOY NO.001w) visited Ashdod last week on its maiden voyage from the Far East to Europe.
Mano Maritime Ltd. general agent in Israel for “K” Line Japan, noted in a press release that the new 294 meters long, D.W.T 72,890 vessel, built in Japan and delivered to "K" Line on 27th May 2010, has container capacity of TEU 6,350, service speed of 24.9NM and state of the art vessel technology.
The vessel was on its way to Europe's west Med ports; Genoa, Livorno and Fos and will return to Israel every 60 days.
In a welcome ceremony held in Ashdod in the presence of Ashdod port representatives, road haulage firms and freight forwarders, Moshe Mano Chairman of the Board, Mano Maritime Ltd. noted that container services has had the distinction of being the centerpiece of "K"LINE’s global sea transportation services, providing the Israeli market with stable and reliable shipping service.