Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Boxship Makes Maiden Call in Southampton

The Port of Southampton welcomed its largest ship to date this week with the arrival of the 19,224 TEU ultra-large containership MSC Maya.  The MSC Maya is part of Mediterranean Shipping Company's 'Oscar-class' ships, which together hold the ranks as the biggest of the new bread of mega-containerships being built by carriers to increase efficiency on the world's … [Read more...]

MSC Oliver – Second 19,224 TEU Giant Delivered to MSC

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has announced the delivery and inauguration of the MSC Oliver, the second ship in the company’s 19,224 TEU 'Olympic Series'. MSC Oliver was inaugurated at the DSME shipyard in Busan, South Korea on Monday, just two months after the delivery of MSC Oscar, currently the world's largest containership by TEU capacity. MSC Oliver is named … [Read more...]

MSC Oliver – Giant 19,224 TEU Boxship Readied for Delivery

The 19,224 TEU MSC Oliver returned from sea trials this weekend ahead of this month's expected delivery to Mediterranean Shipping Company from the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. MSC Oliver will join sister ship MSC Oscar, the world's biggest ship by TEU carrying capacity since its delivery November 2014, serving the Albatross string on MSC's new East-West trade routes … [Read more...]

MSC Oscar – World’s Biggest Containership Sails Into Wilhelmshaven [VIDEO]

With a nominal TEU capacity of 19,224, the MSC Oscar currently ranks in as the world's largest containership. The ship right now is in the midst of its maiden voyage on the Asia-Europe loop. Here it is arriving JadeWeserPort in Wilhelmshaven, Germany on March 7, 2015. On Monday, MSC Oscar will call at the Port of Felixstowe, less than two months after the former world's … [Read more...]