The Mediterranean Shipping Co has taken in its first 15,908-TEU, part of six-vessel series. The MSC London is vessel number 26 in the MSC fleet and it is the largest one, the rest ships range between 13,798 - 14,000 TEU (largest among them was the MSC Daniela class).
Initially the series were ordered by Zodiac Maritime in October 2010. They were planned with original capacity of 13,000 TEU, but in 2011 the agreement was upgraded. In 2013, two of the six contracts were demised to ESC.
MSC London (IMO number 9606302 and MMSI 352853000) is registered in Panama. The length of the vessel is 399 meters, gross tonnage – 165,000 GT and deadweight – 184,100 DWT.
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