Record breaker for Felixstowe

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The Port of Felixstowe has welcomed the inaugural call of the world’s largest container ship, the CSCL Xin Los Angeles, operated by China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) of Shanghai.

The container ship, which is capable of carrying 9,560 teu, has the highest declared capacity of any container ship currently in operation, and has a gross tonnage of 106,700, a length of 337m and a breadth of 45.6m.

Like the Cosco Ningbo, the previous record holder, the CSCL Xin Los Angeles is owned by a Chinese shipping line and was built in Korea.

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