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HMM set to receive largest container ship in the world

Feb, 13, 2020 Posted by Sylvia Schandert

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Carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) should receive, in early May, the largest container ship in the world, HMM Algeciras, the first in a fleet of seven ships.

The vessel is being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and will have a capacity of 23,964 TEU, 208 TEU more than the MSC Gulsun, which is currently the largest container ship in the world .

The vessel will be 400 meters long and hold 24 rows of containers across its width. HMM will join the Alliance’s FEA4 service between Asia and North Europe on April 1st and the HMM Algeciras will be part of that service.

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