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Maersk Ship Sets World Record For Most Containers In Single Load

22nd August 2014
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Maersk Ship Sets World Record For Most Containers In Single Load

#Shipping - BusinessETC.ie brings our attention to this amazing video of the Maersk cargo vessel that's set a world record for the most containers carried on a single ship.

Brand new cranes were required at the Spanish port of Algeciras to load the Triple-E Mary Maersk, which departed for Malaysia on 21 July with an incredible 17,603 containers -- 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs -- on board.

But even then the vessel set sail from Europe to Asia some 700 shipping containers short of its full capacity.

BusinessETC.ie has more on the story HERE.

Published in Ports & Shipping
MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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