Watch: Mediterranean Shipping Company Receives The Largest Container Ship In The World

Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co Ltd, based in Shanghai, has successfully delivered the largest container ship in the world to Mediterranean Shipping Company SA. 

The vessel has a capacity of 24,116 TEUs and measures 399.99 m lengthwise and 61.5 m breadthwise. The MSC Tessa is a mega boxship and is the first of the  24,116 TEU container ships ordered by MSC.

Video Credits: CGTN / YouTube

The successful completion of this vessel, which broke the earlier record and became the world’s biggest container ship by capacity, would firmly consolidate the position of Chinese Ship construction companies in building ultra-large container ships. 

It was designed solely by Hudong-Zhonghua and has interesting features. It is considered eco-friendly, with high efficiency and low energy consumption. It also boasts excellent safety features. 

The other three ships ordered by MSC are still being built at Hudong-Zhonghua’s shipyards and will be delivered by August. 

Reference: cgtn news, Chinadaily

Do you have info to share with us ? Suggest a correction

Latest Videos You Would Like:

Video: What Are Marine Buoys and Markers ?

Posted on
Sea marks are physical indicators used as navigational aids and references for various purposes. They serve as guides by marking hazardous areas, indicating high maritime traffic zones, and identifying safe and navigable areas.

Get the Latest Maritime News Delivered to Your Inbox!

Our free, fast, and fun newsletter on the global maritime industry, delivered everyday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *