MSC Gulsun

THE SWISS-based Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has taken delivery of one of the world’s largest container ships, the MSC Gulsun, of 23,756 teu.

‘The ship is the first of six ordered by the MSC from Samsung Heavy Industries, of South Korea, in September, 2017, and she was delivered three weeks ahead of schedule. The MSC has another five such ships on order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, also of South Korea.

‘The London analysts VesselValue looked at the lines that have container ships over 20,000 teu and found that the South Korean line Hyundai Merchant Marine is in top position with 12, MSC is second with 10, and the French line CMA CGM is third with nine.

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