The largest ship in the world arrives to Mazatlan.

Miguel Angel Victoria Fotógrafo

On Wednesday, August 31st at the port of Mazatlán at 6:15 in the morning the cargo ship Höeg Target arrived, the largest in the world specialized in the transport of cars, buses, trucks and heavy machinery. The boat, of the Höegh Autoliners company, carries two thousand 141 cars assembled in the plant of Kanda of the Nissan company, in the north of Tokyo, Japan. It measures 200 meters in length and can carry up to 8 thousand 500 cars.

La Admnistración Portuaria Integral (API)-The Integral Port Administration-, of the entity, informed that the units will be moved from Mazatlán to the plant of Aguascalientes and the rest for its distribution in different parts of the country..

La Admnistración Portuaria Integral (API)-The Integral Port Administration-, of the entity, informed that the units will be moved from Mazatlán to the plant of Aguascalientes and the rest for its distribution in different parts of the country.

The director of API, Alfonso Gil Díaz, clarified that there are bigger ships, but they are petroleum or tourist cruises, but Höegh Target is the biggest car transporter that arrives in Mazatlán.
A similar one has never arrived to any port of Mexico and it will return in December after going around the world thanks to the new Channel of Panama this boat can pass as it measures more than 60 meters of width.
Leif Höegh & Co is a company of international transport, founded in 1927 by the Norwegian Leif Hoegh (1896-1974). Since 2006, the company has been structured as two separate entities, Höegh Autoliners, and Höegh LNG, with Leif Høegh & Co acting as a common holding company.
La Admnistración Portuaria Integral de Mazatlán, S.A. de C.V., is an entity of the Federal Government, which was constituted on July 22nd, 1994, holds a concession title for 50 years, which was conferred by the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (from its initials in Spanish: SCT), in order to carry out, among other things, to manage functions, promote, build, develop and maintain the infrastructure of the enclosure port of Mazatlán, Sinaloa.

A similar one has never arrived to any port of Mexico and it will return in December after going around the world thanks to the new Channel of Panama this boat can pass as it measures more than 60 meters of width.

API Mazatlán must:
• Plan, schedule and execute the actions needed for the evaluation, operation and development of the port, or group of them and terminals, in order to achieve the greatest efficiency and
Competitiveness;
• Use, exploit and explore the property in the public domain in the port and manage the area of port development;
• Build, maintain and administer the port infrastructure of common use;
• Build, Operate and exploit terminals, marine and port facilities by itself or through a third party through a contract of a partial transfer of rights;
• Provide port or related services by itself or through third parties through the respective contracts;
• Comment on the delimitation of the area and areas of the port;
• To formulate the rules of operation of the port, which will include, among others, the schedules of the port, the requirements which must be met by the providers of port services and, subject to the opinion
The Committee of Operations, be subject to the approval of the Secretary of Communications and Transportation;
• Assign the positions of mooring in the terms of the rules of operation;
• Operate services of surveillance, as well as the control of assets access and transit of persons, vehicles and goods in the land area of the port area, in accordance with the
Rules of Operation of the same and without prejudice to the powers of the Captain of port and of the competent authorities;
• Perceive, in the terms the relevant regulations and the concession title, income from the use of the port infrastructure, by the conclusion of contracts by the services that provide directly, as well as by the other commercial activities.
Alfonso Gil Diaz Text: Alfonso Gil Diaz

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How this Virtual Tour was made

The equipment used to perform virtual tour are the following:

  • Nikon D810 DSLR Camera
  • Lens Sigma 8 mm Fisheye
  • Nodal Ninja NN4 Tripod Head
  • Manfrotto 190 Carbon Fiber Tripod
  • Remote Switch

The software processing of the image was

  • Lightroom to process RAW files
  • PTGui for stitching images
  • Photoshop general and local settings
  • PanoTour Pro for generating virtual tour
The arrival of this one ship to Mazatlán will represent a letter of recommendation to other shipping companies that are still analyzing to take to this port of the Mexican Pacific Ocean like maneuvers point to import large volumes of goods.
This shipping company counts with 70 ships produced by a network of 30 proper offices located in different parts of the world and a wide network of agencies that allow it to offer solutions to its clients with a global coverage. This, since it not only transports new cars, but heavy and secondhand machinery and other mobile goods, as well as loads oversized and loads of project (rolling and static).
The photos of this virtual tour I made took them in this one occasion with the Nodose pole Ninja to three meters high and to have major detail used a diaphragm f/11, with ISO 100 and a speed of obstruction of 1/200.

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