Cargo ship breaks size record for Mobile


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The largest ship to ever visit Alabama's state port has docked in Mobile.

Officials say the MSC Texas arrived at the port's APM Terminals on Monday.

The ship carries metal containers and measures 1,096 feet long and 141 feet across.

The ship serves Mediterranean Shipping Co.'s weekly service from Mobile to northern European ports including Antwerp.

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