CMA CGM Marco Polo

The World's largest containership

396 meters long / 16,000 TEUs

CMA CGM MARCO POLO

Christening of the CMA CGM MARCO POLO at Zeebrugge today

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The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the christening of the world’s largest containership, the CMA CGM MARCO POLO (16 000 TEU), today at the Container Terminal of Zeebrugge, in presence of  her godmother, Mrs. Naila Saadé, President of the CMA CGM Corporate Foundation and wife of Mr. Jacques R. Saadé, CMA CGM Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer .

For this event, will be present on board, Mr Jacques R. Saadé, CMA CGM Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Hilde Crevits, Minister for Social Mobility and Public Work, Mr Karl Decaluwe, Governor, and Mr Joachim Coens, President of the Port of Zeebrugge.

Symbol of the pioneer spirit of the CMA CGM Group inspired by Jacques R. Saadé, the new 16 000 TEU vessel sails under the UK flag.

Picture of CMA CGM Marco Polo's call at Zeebrugge

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On 5 November, the CMA CGM Group took delivery of the biggest vessel in its fleet and currently the world’s largest (capacity) containership, the CMA CGM MARCO POLO capable of carrying up to 16,000 TEUs.
With this blog, you will find out all about the vessel as well as many interesting aspects of a merchant fleet: from building the vessel, to training those who sail on her, the goods carried and the technical innovations to protect the environment.