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Container ships are cargo ships that carry all of their load in truck-size intermodal containers, in a technique called containerization. They form a common means of commercial intermodal freight transport.

Largest Container Ships

Built Name Length o.a. Beam Maximum TEU GT Owners / Flags
2007 Ebba Mærsk 397.7 m/1,305 ft 56.4 m/185 ft 14,500 151,687 Maersk Line/Denmark
2007 Edith Mærsk 397.7 m/1,305 ft 56.4 m/185 ft 14,500 151,687 Maersk Line/Denmark
2007 Eleonora Mærsk 397.7 m/1,305 ft 56.4 m/185 ft 14,500 151,687 Maersk Line/Denmark
2007 Elly Mærsk 397.7 m/1,305 ft 56.4 m/185 ft 14,500 151,687 Maersk Line/Denmark
2006 Emma Mærsk 397.7 m/1,305 ft 56.4 m/185 ft 14,500 151,687 Maersk Line/Denmark

Busiest Ports

Rank Port Country TEUs (thousands) +/- from 2004 % change from 2004
1 Singapore Singapore 23,192 1,863 8.73
2 Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR 22,427 443 2.02
3 Shanghai China 18,084 3,527 24.23
4 Shenzhen China 16,197 2,582 18.96
5 Busan South Korea 11,843 413 3.61
6 Kaohsiung Taiwan 9,471 0 0.00
7 Rotterdam Netherlands 9,287 1,006 12.15
8 Hamburg Germany 8,088 1,085 15.49
9 Dubai United Arab Emirates 7,619 1,190 18.51
10 Los Angeles United States of America 7,485 164 2.24

Source: Wikipedia

 

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