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The Emma Maersk - The World Largest Container Ship

March 26, 2010 , Posted by byu at 9:16 PM

The Emma Maersk is a true marine engineering marvel. The world largest container ship, longest ship currently in service and is propelled by the largest diesel engine ever manufactured. She is bigger than any aircraft carrier and manages to carry 15000 containers with only a crew of 13! She was designed for High Sea travels only and unable to negotiate the Suez or Panama canals. Her Command Bridge is located at 10-floors building height. She has a top speed of 55.8 km/h and will take her about 4 days to reach Asia from US. Below are the photos of the biggest man-made vehicle on the sea.

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