10 Largest Container Carriers in the World

From the ancient times to 21st century, the importance of trade via oceans and sea routes hasn’t declined. It is because moving goods through ships is far more economical than doing so using airplanes or going by road. For this reason, container carriers of huge capacity have been assembled that can carry thousands of Twenty Foot Equivalent Units (ETU’s) and ship the containers from one port to another. These container ships come in seven different size categories ranging from small feeder to ultra large container vessel. The ships with a cargo crane on them are termed geared while those without a crane are called gearless. With the passage of time, container ship makers have paid attention to design and equipment to increase the efficiency of the ships. In the following infographic, you will get to know about ten largest container carriers in the world that can carry huge amount of cargo and are being used as commercial vessels.
10 Largest Container Carriers in the World
Infographic Source: http://www.astarcargo.co.uk/blog/10-largest-container-carriers-world/

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