This is the route that the world’s largest container ship CSCL Globe is taking on its maiden voyage. It left China’s Tianjin Port on 2 December.
The vessel will call at Qingdao in Shandong province, Dalian in Liaoning province, Felixstowe in England, Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and Hamburg in Germany during its 70-day voyage.
CSCL Globe is the first of five box ships of 19,100teu ordered by China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) in 2013.
It was built at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea and classed by DNV GL.
CSCL currently operates nearly 80 shipping routes covering Asia, Europe, North America, West Africa, and Australia. By mid-2014 its 148 box ships were able to carry an aggregate 656,000teu.
This infographic first appeared in IHS Maritime’s Fairplay Magazine, xx date 2014. To subscribe to one of our magazines, visithttp://magazines.ihs.com/Maritime/