Maersk Container Ship Loads A World Record 19,038 Containers

Mumbai Maersk is one of the world’s largest container ships owned by Maersk, the Danish shipping giant. Recently the ship was loaded with an astonishing 19,038 Containers at Tanjung Pelepas Port in Malaysia. The ship is on its way to Rotterdam in Europe. According to a news report, the ship beat all previous world records with the loading of over 19,000 boxes.

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Source: Maritime Professional

To put those 19K+ containers in perspective, here is what a typical 20 foot container can hold:

  • 200 full-sized mattresses
  • 48,000 bananas
  • 50-60 refrigerators
  • 400 flat screen TVs

Below is another cool infographic:

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Source: Shippo


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