World’s Largest Container Ship Is Too Big For U.S.


The world’s largest container ship if tipped up on its end, would be taller than London’s Shard skyscraper.


Name: MSC Oscar
Owner: Mediterranean Shipping Company
Operator: Mediterranean Shipping Company
Port of registry: Panama Panama[1]
Builder: Daewoo Shipbuilding

& Marine Engineering (DSME)

Cost: Over 200 million
Completed: 2015
Identification: IMO number: 9703291[1]

General characteristics

Type: Container ship
Tonnage: 197,362 DWT
Length: 395.4 m (1,297 ft)
Beam: 59 m (194 ft)
Draught: 16m
Ice class: none
Installed power: MAN B&W 11S90ME-C two-stroke diesel engine; output: 62.5 MW (83,800 hp)[2]
Propulsion: Single five-blade propeller; blade length: 10.5 m (34 ft)[2]
Speed: 22.8 kn (42.2 km/h; 26.2 mph)[3][4]
Capacity: 19,224 TEU
Crew: Max 35[3]

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