FREMANTLE hosted MSC’s Archimidis (IMO 9315379) as it made its way around Australia.

The vessel arrived at about 0100 on the morning of 26 November, discarging 204 containers and loading 873.

Prior to Archimidis’ visit, the largest container vessel to visit Fremantle was Al Kharj with a length of 306 metres and a beam of 40 metres.

Archimidis is 317.8 metres in length overall and a 43.2 metre beam, with a capacity to carry 8266 TEU.


Archimidis is one of 12 vessels on MSC’s Australia Express service between here and Europe.

The ship called at Melbourne earlier this month, becoming the largest ship to call at Swanson Dock.