[Watch] MSC Gulsun World’s First 24K Mega Container Ship


Samsung Heavy Industries delivered the largest containership to the Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) from South Korea. The vessel is the first of the six  23,000 TEU-class vessels that MSC ordered in 2017.

The vessel is named ‘MSC Gulsun’ and is 400-metres long. The containership is equipped with exhaust gas cleaning system, to enable it to continue burning high-sulphur bunker fuel after January 2020 when the IMO global regulation will require bunker fuel sulphur content to be capped at 0.5%.

With a width of 61.5 meters and a height of 33.2 meters, the unit can carry 23,756 20ft containers and represents the largest vessel built for the container shipping industry to date.

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