Category Archives: Main container vessels

Eugen Mærsk

Eugen Mærsk001 Eugen Mærsk008 Eugen Mærsk012 Eugen Mærsk016 Eugen Mærsk019 Eugen Mærsk022 Eugen Mærsk030The rebuilt Eugen Mærsk on her maiden voyage after being rebuilt to carry upto 16,810 TEU.
The picture is taken on the river Elbe between Brunsbüttel and Otterndorf.
Main changes which were carried out by a Chinese yard was a slow-steaming bulb, the raising of the deckhouse by about one deck, raised lashing bridges by one tier, and antiroll tanks.
Built/Rebuilt: 2008 @ Odense Shipyard (Odense/Denmark) / 2016 @ Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry (Qingdao/China) | IMO: 9321550 | Gross Tonnage: 171,542 | Flag: Denmark | Port of Registry: Randers | Container capacity: 16,810 TEU | Length: 397.70 m | Breadth: 56.40 m | Draft: 16.00 m | Speed: 27 kn | Owner: A.P. Möller

MSC Zoe

MSC Zoe01 MSC Zoe04 MSC Zoe10 MSC Zoe12 MSC Zoe15 MSC Zoe17MSC Zoe is passing Cuxhaven during her maiden voyage on August 01st, 2015. The vessel is bound for Hamburg where the christening ceremony will be held. Therefore MSC loaded empty MSC boxes all around the vessel.
Officially the MSC Zoe and her sistervessels are the biggest container vessels ever built. Inoffically UASC’s 19,000 TEU class is a little bit bigger.
Built: 2015 | IMO No.: 9703318 | Gross tonnage: 192,237 | Flag: Panama | Container capacity: 19,224 TEU