World’s Largest Ship Commences Maiden Voyage | gCaptain ⚓ Maritime & Offshore News

The world’s largest ship, the MV Mærsk McKinney-Møller, officially entered service today after commencing its maiden voyage in Busan, South Korea, Denmark’s Maersk Line has announced.

The ship is the first of 20 in Maersk Line’s new class of Triple-E containerships. At 400 meters long (1,312′) and an 18,000 TEU capacity, the ship is currently the largest in the world and the largest containership ever built. The vessel was constructed by the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea and was delivered to the company in early July.

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