Singaporean Carrier Anchors in Aden [Archives:1999/15/Local News]

April 12 1999

The Singaporean container ship, Dragon Shana, anchored on Friday at the Container Terminal in Aden’s Free Zone. The carrier came from Fujairah, in the United Arab Emirates, carrying more than one hundred containers, each about 20-40 feet long.
It is 158 meters long, and 9.5 meters wide. It was unloaded in two hours by giant cranes now in operation at the port’s dock. With the arrival of this giant carrier, the total number of containers that have unloaded in Aden has exceeded 3000, brought by several vessels of various nationalities.