Friday Focus: World’s Largest Containership


Operated by China Shipping Container Lines, the CSCL Globe is a staggering vessel that measures in at a quarter of a mile long, with a weight of 186,000 tonnes. The Globe’s overall length of 1,311.3 feet makes it the largest in the world, bigger than both the MSC Oscar and the Maersk Triple E!

The video below shows the giant of the seas completing its voyage from Shanghai, China to the Port of Felixstowe in the UK. In the video SeaLad catch up with the pilot at Felistowe, Mark Morrison, who has the unenviable task of parking the giant vessel. See how it unfolds below…


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