CMA CGM Takes Delivery of France’s Biggest Ship, the 20,600 TEU ‘Antoine De Saint Exupery ‘

French shipping group CMA CGM inaugurated its new flagship vessel CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery this week in Le Havre, France. At 400-meters long by 59-meter wide, the vessel has the capacity to carry 20,600 twenty-foot containers, making it the largest to sail under the French flag. CMA CGM took delivery of the CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery in January from Hanjin … [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...]

CSCL Globe – Introducing the New World’s Largest Containership

Move over Triple-E's, there's a new big dog in town. Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. in Ulsan, South Korea has just named the new title-holder for the world’s largest containership; a 19,000 TEU giant for China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) named CSCL Globe. CSCL Globe measures 400.0 m in length, 58.6 m in width and 30.5 m in depth, and will be deployed on the Asia-Europe … [Read more...]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the World’s Largest Ship – INFOGRAPHIC

Check out this infographic from A.P. Moller – Maersk Group about their record breaking Triple-E containerships (you can click the infographic above or HERE for a higher resolution image). Maersk Line has ordered a total of 20 of the ships from DSME in South Korea. The first vessel in the series, MV Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, entered service in July 2013 and since then DSME has … [Read more...]