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Top 10 Largest Containerships In The World 2021

Top 10 Largest Containerships In The World 2021

The top ten of the world’s biggest containerships in 2021 are listed here in this article. Shipping has always been the backbone of the global trade since the dawn of trading and will continue to be so in the coming decades, without which, the global economy would collapse. On paper, more than ten billion tons of cargo are transported every year by sea, which roughly translates to 1.5 tons per person based on world population.

Explained: China's New Maritime Law And Its Affect On Global Shipping

Explained: China’s New Maritime Law And Its Affect On Global Shipping

An amendment has been made to China’s Maritime Safety law that requires all sorts of foreign vessels sailing in Chinese-claimed water bodies to give advance notice to Chinese maritime authorities. This law has to be followed from 1st September, 2021. It requires the operators of ships (both commercial and military) carrying radioactive materials, bulk oil, chemicals, liquefied gas and other toxic and harmful substances, nuclear vessels and submersibles to report detailed information before sailing through the Chinese territorial waters.

Seawise Giant The Largest Ship Ever Built Knock Nevis Jahre Viking Oppama Happy Giant Mont

Seawise Giant: The Largest Ship Ever Built

The Seawise Giant, also known as Knock Nevis, Jahre Viking, Happy Giant, Oppama and Mont was the largest ship to ever sail. The Supertanker was built in Japan, in the year 1979, and was finally scrapped in 2010, in India. In this article, we take a look at the unrealistic story of the greatest ship ever built!