THE BIGGEST CONTAINER SHIPS IN THE WORLD
There has been a great advancement in building of container ships all over the world today. Many companies have come up with bigger and better container ships over time. The larger container ships are devised to accommodate large amount of goods at once. This article will cover the top ten largest container ships all over the world.
1. Emma Maersk
This is an E-class container ship owned by the A.P. Moller- Maersk group. It was manufactured in 2004 and has a capacity of 14770 TEU.
2. CMA CGM Marco Polo
This is a container ship registeres in the UK, it has a capacity of 16020 TEU an improvement from Emma Maersk and is 400m in length.
3. CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin
Like the Vasco Da Gama container ship, the Benjamin Franklin is named after the man considered the founding fathers of the United States. It is 399.m in length and has a capacity of 18000 TEU.
This is among the very largest container ships in the world, it was manufactured in 2014 bye the Daewoo ship building and marine engineering It has a more powerful engine, which results into more propulsion. It has a Capacity of 18270 TEU.
5. MSC New York
This is a Ship measuring 399metres in length with an overall beam of 54meters. It sails under the flag of panama and was manufactured in 2014. It has a capacity of 18270 TEU.