‘CSCL Globe’ Calls at Port of Hamburg [VIDEO]

The 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe made its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg on Thursday as it continues its maiden voyage from China to Europe. The CSCL Globe is the first of five similar ships being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. in Ulsan, South Korea for China Shipping Container Lines and was delivered in November 2013. Whether or not CSCL Globe is considered the … [Read more...]

Video: Aboard the Mighty CSCL Globe in Felixstowe – ShippingTV

Shipping TV's editor, Chris Gosling, was invited on the bridge of the world's largest container ship by carrying capacity, the 19,100 TEU  CSCL Globe, shortly after she berthed at the Port of Felixstowe on Wednesday, marking her maiden call in the UK. The video includes a short interview with CEO of the Port of Felixstowe, Clemence Cheng, and China Shipping Agency General … [Read more...]

WATCH: World’s Biggest Containership Makes Maiden Call in UK

The world's biggest containership by carrying capacity, the MV CSCL Globe, made its maiden call at the port of Felixstowe on Wednesday, marking the ship's first port call in the UK. At 400 meters in length, the MV CSCL Globe can carry up to 19,100 TEUs and is the first in a series of five new ships of the same size ordered by China Container Shipping Line from Hyundai Heavy … [Read more...]

CSCL’s Second 19,100 TEU Giant Named and Delivered in South Korea

The second installment of the new world's largest containership by cargo carrying capacity, CSCL Pacific Ocean, has officially been named and delivered by the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea. CSCL Pacific Ocean is the second vessel in a series of five 19,100 TEU giants for China Shipping Container Lines. The vessel was named during a ceremony held on … [Read more...]

World’s Largest Containership Also Sets Record for Largest Engine Ever

With a capacity to carry 19,000 TEUs, the recently named MV CSCL Globe is the world's largest containership by cargo capacity. But that's not all it's known for. The newbuild for China Shipping Container Lines is also noteworthy for being powered by what is physically the largest engine ever constructed. CSCL Globe on Thursday completed three days of sea trials, putting the … [Read more...]