CMA CGM Marco Polo world's largest container ship

The biggest movable thing we’ve ever built, the CMA CGM Marco Polo world’s largest container ship. His length: more than five  Airbus A380 lined up nose-to-tail.    Image © CMA CGM

CMA CGM Marco Polo is a container ship in the Explorer class owned by the CMA CGM group. On 6 November 2012, it became the largest containership in the world measured by capacity, as it can hold 16,020 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit containers).



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CMA CGM Marco Polo largest container ship

CMA CGM Marco Polo world's largest container ship

Type: Container ship
Tonnage: 175,343 GT, 85,361 NT, 187,625 DWT
Length: 396.0 m (1,299 ft 3 in)
Beam: 53.6 m (175 ft 10 in)
Draught: 16.0 m (52 ft 6 in)
Depth: 29.9 m (98 ft 1 in) (deck edge to keel)
Installed power: Wärtsilä 14RT-flex96C (80,080 kW)
Propulsion: Single shaft, fixed-pitch propeller
Speed: 25.1 knots (46.5 km/h; 28.9 mph)
Capacity: 16,020 TEU  1,100 TEU (reefers)
Crew: 27



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