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HMM Algeciras Container Ship on its way to Rotterdam

Logistic News - Published on Fri, 29 May 2020

Image Source: HMM Algeciras
On Wednesday 3 June, HMM Algeciras will call on Rotterdam during its maiden voyage. Around 2 PM, the vessel will be mooring at Rotterdam World Gateway in Amaliahaven to transfer containers. Algeciras is the most recent vessel to hold the title of world’s largest container ship. At maximum capacity, the ship carries slightly more 20-foot containers than its predecessor MSC Gülsün: 23,964 TEU versus 23,756 TEU. During this maiden voyage, HMM Algeciras will have 19,621 TEU on board, itself a record number.

The Korean vessel was completed at Daewoo Shipping & Marine Engineering’s Okpo shipyard on 24 April. It is some 400 metres long and 61 metres wide. For further information about Algeciras, we refer you to the video at "Biggest Container Ship in the World 2020".

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Fri, 29 May 2020
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