BEIJING : On October 9, “MSC CHINA“, the last of the world’s largest 24116 TEU ultra-large container ship series built by Jiangnan Shipyard and China Shipbuilding Trading for CSSC Shipping and MSC, was delivered one month ahead of schedule.
The ship was designed by CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua and classified into DNV. The ship has a total length of 399.99 meters, a molded width of 61.5 meters, and a molded depth of 33.2 meters. It can load 24,116 containers. It is the largest container type in the world at present.
The ship is equipped with a hybrid scrubber and uses a shaft generator system for the first time, which can effectively reduce fuel consumption, optimize fuel consumption and EEDI, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is known as the “Green Giant“.