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Largest ship to ever enter Ship Channel docks in Texas City

The Nave Quasar is just over 1,000 feet long, making it the largest ship to ever enter the Ship Channel.

TEXAS CITY, Texas - One of the largest tanker ships in the world has pulled into port in Texas City.

The Nave Quasar is just over 1,000 feet long, making it the largest ship to ever enter the Ship Channel. That’s more than three football fields end-to-end.

The tanker was built in 2010 to carry crude oil.