Cargo to Pakistan

The international shipping industry plays a significant role in the world of trade today. Throughout all these years, the world has produced many big container ships. In this article, we’ll be listing the top ten world’s biggest cargo ships in the world. It is important to know that Sea cargo makes around 85% or more of the movement of goods worldwide with over 50, 000 of these merchant cargo ships including tankers, bulk carriers, and container ships currently involved in the shipping business. However, Container ships have since changed the way freight transport business is conducted since their entry into the market.

The MSC OSCAR container ship built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Company comes first on our list weighing in at 197,362 DWT. This is because originally, this Korean built cargo ship was built to carry 18,400 twenty feet containers across the deck. However, by the time its construction was completed, it had been upgraded to a capacity of 19,224 TEU which is the equivalent of 20,000 feet. The MSC OSCAR is known as the world’s biggest container ship. It can comfortably carry 1,800 refrigerated containers and more than 19,000 general cargo containers.

The second on our list biggest cargo ship is the China Shipping Container Lines- Globe MV CSCL owned by China Shipping Container strains (CSCL). It currently has the highest container capacity of 19,100 TEU, an equivalent of 20 feet containers.  It is the first in the family of five ultra-modern and colossal cargo ships slated to course the Asia-Europe alternative routes. The CSCL Globe- MV CSCL container vessel was built in 2014 weighing in at 187,541 GT, 184,605 DWT.

The Prelude FLNG stands first in our list of the largest cargo ship in the world. Not only is it at the top of our list as the largest container ship but also the first ever cargo ship of its kind to use gas. Made by Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje Shipyard based in South Korea, the Prelude FLNG has a carrying capacity of 24,000 TEU. The Prelude FLNG which was built recently in 2017 weighs a whopping 300,000 tones! More info


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