Container Giants


On the 11th of Jan 2015 a day later than expected due to the strong winds the worlds largest container ship arrived in Rotterdam to unload about 4.000 containers.

The CSCL Globe has a capacity of 18.982 TEU and is 58 meters wide and 400 meters long, up till now it's the largest container ship of world but not for long because this year the first of 49 container giants with a capacity of approx. 19.000 TEU will claim this title.
Rotterdam can handle vessels up to 24.000 TEU