The world got a glimpse of the world’s largest containership yesterday at the naming cermomy of the 20,150 teu MOL Triumph.
The giant 400 m long blue-hulled ship was built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea and is the first of four Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) of Japan has ordered at the yard. The 58.8m wide vessel will be delivered to its owner on March 27.
Its reign as the world’s largest boxship will be brief however. Hong Kong’s Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has six massive ships nearing 21,000 teu in capacity due to deliver from the same yard starting later this year.