Maersk sets world record for single containership load

Maersk sets world record for single containership load

Denmark’s Maersk Line claims to have setthe a world record for the highest-ever load of containers carried on a single ship.

The second generation Triple-E vessel Mumbai Maersk left Tanjung Pelepas Port in Malaysia last weekend and is now sailing  into Europe with a load of 19,038 teu.

According to Maersk, the world record load of 19,038 teu has raised a new bar by surpassing Madison Maersk, a first generation Triple-E class vessel, which reached 18,215 TEU in 2015.

“The record-breaking load also marks a sign of progress on one of Maersk’s core priorities for this year: to make APM Terminals perform again,” Mearsk Line said.

“Our hubs are currently breaking existing productivity records. This record on most loaded containers during a port stay is one of many illustrations showing that we are well-positioned to become a company of operators who are proud, passionate and world-class at servicing our clients,” said Keith Svendsen, chief operating officer at APM Terminals.

Jason Jiang

Jason worked for a number of logistics firms following his English degree, then switched this hands-on experience to writing and has since become one the most prolific writers on the diverse China logistics industry writing for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week. Jason’s access to the biggest shippers with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives.

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  1. Toine
    August 23, 2018 at 10:43 am

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