Monday, May 13, 2013

Mærsk McKinney-Møller – Meet The World’s Largest Ship! [Multimedia Gallery]

Early this month gCaptain was invited to DSME, the world's second largest shipyard, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the world's largest ship, the mighty Maersk Triple-E.

May 13, 2013
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Friday, May 10, 2013
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Largest Container Ships Help Hyundai Heavy Crack China

(Bloomberg) — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. failed for eight years to win ship orders from China. That ended when it pledged to build the world’s biggest container carrier. China Shipping...

May 10, 2013
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Monday, May 6, 2013

Hyundai to Build World’s Largest Container Ships for CSCL

CSCL orders five 18,400 teu containerships from HHI.

May 6, 2013
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

WATCH: Building the World’s Largest Ship in 50,000 Pics

This timelapse, produced by Discovery Channel and Maersk Line, shows the construction of Maersk Line’s first Triple-E containership at the DSME shipyard in Okpo, Korea. The timelapse was made using 50,000 photos...

March 21, 2013
Total Views: 56

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Ship Photo of The Day – Triple-E Mega Blocks

Here is a good shot of cargo hold 4 & 3 of one of Maersk’s new Triple-E containerships currently under construction at DSME shipyard in South Korea. The photo offers...

February 7, 2013
Total Views: 78

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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Engineering News

DSME Shipyard Reports Fatality During Construction of Maersk Triple-E Containership

OKPO, KOREA – On 15 January at 1435 local time, a shipyard worker was killed and 3 others slightly injured by a massive piece of steel that fell off of...

January 22, 2013
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Friday, January 18, 2013
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OOCL Christens Pair of 13k TEU Containerships, Eight More on the Way

Orient Overseas Container Lines announced today the christening of two 13,208-TEU container ships, the M/V OOCL Brussels and the M/V NYK Helios, at a ceremony at Geoje Island Shipyard in South...

January 18, 2013
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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Engineering News

Maersk Line’s Ginormous Triple-E Class Propellers are on their Way to Okpo

Construction of the world’s largest ship is picking up speed. Recently, the very first propeller was loaded onto the Maersk Salalah container ship in Hamburg bound for the DSME shipyard...

October 23, 2012
Total Views: 219

Thursday, August 9, 2012
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Engineering News

Due in 2013, Maersk’s New 18k TEU Containerships will be the “Prius of the Seas”

(Bloomberg) — A.P. Maersk-Moeller A/S’s planned fleet of the world’s largest container vessels will be as groundbreaking for their shape as their size. The 20 ships will be the first...

August 9, 2012
Total Views: 89

Friday, June 22, 2012
Press Releases

GEA Westfalia to Supply Triple-E Class with Separators

The Korean company Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has placed an order for a total of 160 separators of the new eagleclass generation with GEA Westfalia Separator Group. They...

June 22, 2012
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Siemens to Supply Eco-Friendly Propulsion and Power Generation Systems for Maersk Triple-E’s

Siemens, through their Siemens Drive Technologies Division, says it has been awarded a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) to supply eco-friendly propulsion and power generation systems for...

May 15, 2012
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Sunday, January 8, 2012

A 3-D Look at What Will be the Largest Ship in the World, the Maersk Triple-E [VIDEO]

[vimeo][/vimeo] In another big hint that digital and shareable media is fully spreading into the commercial shipping world, Maersk Line announced the launch of their Vimeo channel.  Lots of good...

January 8, 2012
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Maersk Line COO Reiterates: No expectation to use third Triple-E option

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has yet to decide whether to exercise an option to increase its Triple-E vessel orders to 30 from 20,...

December 27, 2011
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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Maersk Line: No Plans To Exercise 3rd Triple-E Tranche Option

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has no intention of exercising an option that would bring its total number of ordered Triple-E vessels to 30,...

June 28, 2011
Total Views: 19

Monday, June 27, 2011
Engineering News

Maersk Line: Make it twenty Triple-E’s

Today, Maersk Line announced that it has exercised its option with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding (DSME) for ten additional “Triple-E” class 18,000 TEU containerships.  In February, Maersk announced the purchase...

June 27, 2011
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Maersk “likely” to exersize option on ten Triple-E mega ships

MOSCOW (Dow Jones)–Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) is likely to exercise an option to order ten large container ships from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (042660.SE),...

June 21, 2011
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Maersk Expected To Order 10 More Giant Triple-E Class Ships

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (AMKBF), the world’s largest container shipping line, expects to exercise an option to buy 10 more of what will be the biggest ships ever built...

April 13, 2011
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