MSC Gülsün

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MSC Gülsün at Rotterdam
History
Name: MSC Gülsün
Operator: Mediterranean Shipping Company
Builder: Samsung Heavy Industries
Yard number: 2248
Laid down: 24 December 2015
Launched: 9 March 2019
Completed: 4 July 2019
Identification:
General characteristics
Class and type: Gülsün-class container ship
Tonnage:
  • 232,618 GT
  • 228,149 DWT
Length: 399.9 m (1,312 ft 0 in)
Beam: 61.5 m (201 ft 9 in)
Draught: 16.5 m (54 ft 2 in)
Depth: 33.2 m (108 ft 11 in)
Propulsion: MAN Diesel & Turbo 11G95ME-C
Capacity: 23,756 TEU
MSC Gülsün

MSC Gülsün at the time of her launch in 2019 was the world's largest container ship. Built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea, she is almost 62 metres (203 ft 5 in) wide and 400 metres (1,312 ft 4 in) long. With a cargo system designed by MacGregor International AB the ship has a capacity of 23,756 containers (23,756 TEU) in rows of 24 across. MSC Gülsün is registered in Panama and operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company based in Geneva, Switzerland and The Netherlands.[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ball, Tom (7 September 2019). "Boat‑lovers can't contain enthusiasm as MSC Gülsün arrives in UK". The Times. Times Newspapers Limited. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  2. ^ "BBC News". World's largest container ship arrives at Felixstowe. BBC. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  3. ^ "MacGregor develops cargo system for MSC Gülsün containership". Ship Technology. Verdict Media Limited. 6 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  4. ^ "MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world's largest container ship, MSC Gülsün". Hellenic Shipping News. Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide. 6 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  5. ^ "MSC Gulsun Sets New Container Loading Record". The Maritime Executive. The Maritime Executive, LLC. 16 August 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  6. ^ Jones, Callum (20 August 2019). "World's biggest container ship MSC Gülsün makes waves on first European visit". The Times. Times Newspapers Limited. Retrieved 10 September 2019.