CMA CGM Marco Polo

The World's largest containership

396 meters long / 16,000 TEUs


Video of the Marco Polo departing from Southampton

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Discover the video of the CMA CGM MARCO POLO on its depart from Southampton on May 14. A wonder such a giant can navigate so easily in the port among all these smaller ships. Notice how many containers the ship is holding. Seeing the Marco Polo departing from Europe at almost full capacity, and contributing to the world economy, is a welcomed sight.

© Video – Movies of Distinction Youtube Channel


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.