CMA CGM Christophe Colomb

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CMA CGM Christophe Colomb, in the Elbe estuary
Name: CMA CGM Christophe Colomb
Namesake: Christopher Columbus
Operator: CMA CGM
Port of registry: Marseille,  France[1]
Builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), South Korea[1]
Yard number: 4156
Completed: 10 November 2009[1]
In service: 2010
Identification: IMO number: 9453559
Call sign: FNUY
MMSI number: 228315600[2]
Status: In service
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Explorer-class container ship
Tonnage: 153,022 GT
81,900 NT
165,375 DWT
Length: 365.5 m (1,199 ft)
Beam: 51.2 m (168 ft)
Draft: 16 m (52 ft)
Depth: 29.9 m (98 ft)
Installed power: Wärtsilä-Hyundai 14RT-flex96C (80,080 kW (107,390 hp))
Propulsion: Single shaft; fixed-pitch propeller
Speed: 24.1 knots (44.6 km/h; 27.7 mph)
Capacity: 13,344 TEU[3]

CMA CGM Christophe Colomb is an Explorer-class container ship built for CMA CGM. It is named after Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. When delivered in November 2009, it was the largest container ship which carried passengers.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d "CMA CGM Christophe Colomb (14111Q)". Veristar Info. Bureau Veritas. Retrieved 2013-07-13. 
  2. ^ "CMA CGM Christophe Colomb (9453559)"Free registration required. Equasis. French Ministry for Transport. Retrieved 2013-07-13. 
  3. ^ "CMA CGM Christophe Colomb, A giant of the seas" (PDF). Marinelog. 10 November 2009. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Press - CMA CGM Accepts World's Largest Passenger-Carrying Container Ship". The Cruise People. Retrieved 23 December 2012.