Maersk Containership Loads World Record 19,038 TEUs in Malaysia

With a load of 19,038 TEU, the Maersk Line ultra-large containership Mumbai Maersk has set a new world record for the largest load ever carried by containership. The accomplishment marked the first time a ship has surpassed the once-mythical 19,000 TEU mark. The Mumbai Maersk, one of Maersk's second generation Triple-E's, set the record this past weekend at the Tanjung … [Read more...]

19-Meter North Atlantic Wave Sets New World Record

An expert committee convened by the World Meteorological Organization has established a new world record significant wave height of a massive 19 meters (62.3 feet!) measured by a buoy in the North Atlantic. The wave was recorded February 4, 2013 by an automated buoy in the North Atlantic ocean between Iceland and the United Kingdom at approximately 59° N, 11° W. The agency … [Read more...]

Keppel FELS Named World’s Largest Rig Builder by Guinness

Singapore's Keppel FELS is officially the world largest manufacturer of offshore rigs by rig delivery count, this according to the renowned Guinness World Records. Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, made the announced that it has received the title of "Largest manufacturer of offshore rigs - current" by Guinness World Records for delivering 21 … [Read more...]

Watch: Triple-E Leaves Port With World Record Load

On July 21, 2014, the MV Mary Maersk departed Algeciras, Spain with a world record 17,603 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), the most TEU's ever loaded onto a single vessel. MV Mary Mearsk is the third vessel in Maersk Line's Triple-E class, which have nominal capacity of 18,270 TEU, although port restrictions have prevented the vessels from reaching full … [Read more...]