CMA CGM Marco Polo

The World's largest containership

396 meters long / 16,000 TEUs


Call at Port Kelang (Malaysia)– the Group’s main hub

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The CMA CGM Marco Polo made a call today at Port Kelang, the Group’s main transhipment hub and last load port in Asia.

Altogether, 1,217 TEUs were lifted and 1,017 TEUs discharged during this stopover. Since 7 November when her rotation began at Ningbo, in total 13,380 TEUs have been loaded and 2,890 TEUs discharged.

The CMA CGM MARCO POLO is now heading for the Suez Canal and is due to arrive there 1st December.

CMA CGM at Port Kelang:

  • No. 1 in terms of volume for CMA CGM, essentially a transhipment port
  • The CMA CGM Group accounts for over 56% of Port Kelang WestPorts’ traffic
  • 20 fixed-day weekly lines call at Port Kelang
  • 12 feeder services feed into these lines to and from the whole of South East Asia and Bay of Bengal
  • Estimated number of movements in 2012: 7 million TEUs




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.