The Largest Container Ship in the World “MSC Oscar”

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MSC OSCAR is a container ship built in 2014 and currently sailing under the flag of Panama. MSC OSCAR has 396m length overall and beam of 59m. Her gross tonnage is 192237 tons.

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The ship was first planned for 18,400 TEU. Upon completion of construction the capacity was 19,224 TEU, including the capacity for 1,800 refrigerated containers.

As the deadweight tonnage of the ship is 197,362DWT, she can only carry a full load of containers if each has a mean weight not exceeding 10.2 tonnes.

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With average 14-tonne containers, the capacity is around 14,000 TEU.The ship is just slightly larger than China Shipping’s CSCL Globe, which was officially declared at 19,100 TEU.

VIAHumans At Sea
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