Article

"The 20,000 TEU Club" - The fleet of the largest container vessels.


by Frank Diegel - published on 24 June 2020 838 -

"HMM Algericas" at port of Hamburg, photo taken by a video of Jan Tiedemann

The fleets of container vessels storing more than 20,000 TEU

The 20,000 TEU Club today
In June the 20,000 TEU Club includes 69 vessels with a total capacity of 1,495,798 TEU (15th June 2020). More vessels (38) have been ordered with a capacity of 891,168 TEU and should be delivered by the end of the next four years. We don't know what an impact the worldwide corona crisis will have on these counts, but it is the status today.

Source: www.New-Ships.com


The largest vessels today
Today's largest container vessel is the "HMM Algeciras" (23,964 TEU). The vessel was delivered in April 2020 and has already since May two new sisters of the same size: "HMM Copenhagen" and "HMM Dublin". The next sister's "HMM Gdanks" and "HMM Hamburg" follow this month. In September another two follow sister vessels complete the fleet to 7 container vessels of this size in September this year for the Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM).

HMM's fleet of type "DSME 23,000 TEU", 7 vessels:

Source: www.New-Ships.com
all vessels built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME)



Who are the other members of this exclusive club?

Source: www.New-Ships.com


Is the size of 24,000 TEU the end?
Jan Tiedemann from Alphaliner has figured out that it could be possible to build vessels of 26,000 TEU.
For further information: "Is the 26,000 TEU container vessel coming now?" - article by Marine-Pilots.com
The article also explains the impact of ever larger ships on pilots, tugs, port operators and terminals.

Graphic: Jan Tiedemann, Alphaliner
Maritime software and hardware development, digitalisation
What's your opinion on this?
Login or register to write comments and join the discussion!
Read more...

Article Is the 26,000 TEU container vessel coming now?

by Frank Diegel - published on 12 January 2020

The last month Jan Tiedemann from Alphaliner (BRS) in Hamburg has reported, that DNV GL has awarded Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (group) Co., Ltd. an approval in principle for the design of an LNG-powered 25,000 TEU container vessel. Based upon the reported vessel dimensions, he reckons that the ship could actually have a capacity closer to 26,000 TEU.

0

Article The World’s Largest Container Vessel “HMM ALGECIRAS” Transits the Suez Canal

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 2 June 2020

Admiral Osama Rabie, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) witnessed the transit of HMM ALGECIRAS, the world's largest container vessel, on its maiden voyage since its launching last April. It transited among the south convoy, via the New Suez Canal, heading from Yantian to Rotterdam.

0

Video Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #1-Qingdao

published on 5 June 2020

1st 24,000 TEU vessel, 1st Containers loaded, 1st Port call Qingdao

0

Article The Master, Mate & Pilot Magazine - Spring 2022 Edition - is online

published on 12 April 2022

The Spring 2022 edition of our magazine The Master, Mate & Pilot is available online.

0

Article Marking, Certification of Pilot Ladders

by Herman Broers - published on 5 January 2021

The name tag plate on this ladder displays a few important items that can be cross referenced with the certificate: Type, Model, Length, Production date, as well as the serial number (Prod.No) and the approval standard.

1

Article Jamaica: Pilots demanding COVID vaccination or they stop working

published on 10 April 2021

President of the Marine Pilot Association, Hubert Kerr, said that the pilots will not be satisfied with just being placed on a priority list, but are instead advocating for the actual jab to boost their protection against COVID-19, given their interaction with persons from different countries daily.

0

Article Ship ahoy! Using AIS data

by LuxSpace Sàrl - published on 30 January 2019

How LUXSPACE uses AIS messages to monitor worldwide shipping traffic

0

Article Pilot Secures Arrest of Chinese Cargo Ship Following Career-Ending Gangway Collapse

published on 15 March 2024

This action seeks compensation for injuries he alleges have prematurely ended his career in shipping.

0

Video A Maersk pilot out at sea: 360-degree experience

published on 2 September 2022

How do our pilots board a moving vessel? Get the full experience and look around in the 360-degree environment from arriving to the vessel by boat, climbing the ladder to the side door and finally climbing down again - all while the container vessel is in motion.
#Ocean #Pilot #Experience #Transport #Safety #Vessel #Maersk
©3D-creation by CollectiveFlow

2

Video Supmar Pilot Boat 12m GRP

published on 11 November 2020

Garganta do Diabo em São Vicente

0