The World’s Top 10 Biggest Ships in 2015-16

There are great many inventions in the world that describes the superiority of mankind. When it comes to ships, the first name that hits our mind is Titanic. Undoubtedly it is one of the greatest ships of all times and very popular too, but there are many other big ships as well which I am going to list.

Below is the list of top 10 biggest ships in the world:

10. TI Class Supertanker

TI Class Supertanker

This ship is quite beautiful with great capacity of transferring crude oil. There are many big container ships but TI Class Supertanker is still counted in biggest ships when it comes to deadweight tonnage and gross tonnage. The length of this ship is 380m with a deadweight tonnage of 440,000.

9. Berge Emperor

Berge Emperor

This large oil tanker was built by Mitsui in Japan in the year 1975 with a total length of 381. 82 meters and a weightage of 211,360 tons. The ship was owned at the time of manufacture by Bergesen d.y. & Co. but was sold to Maastow BV. In the year 1985 and the name was changed to “Emperor” and was scrapped in 1986.

8. CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt

CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt

This ship is an explorer class container ship named after Alexander von Humboldtbuilt for CMA CGM. The length of the Alexander is 396 meters with a deadweight tonnage of 187,624 tons.

7. Emma Maersk

Emma Maersk

This ship is the second biggest ship which is still in service. This container ship is owned by A. P. Moller-Maersk Group and was launched in 2006. The carrying ability of Emma Maersk is 11,000 twenty-foot equivalent units and its length is 397.71 meters. She and her sister ships were the longest container ships as of 2010.

6. Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller

Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller

It is longest ship constructed which is still in service as of 2013 and has the largest cargo capacity of 18,270 TEU. It was constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) of South Korea in July 2013 and was constructed for Maersk. The length is 399 meters with aspeed of 23 knots.

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