CMA CGM Marco Polo

The World's largest containership

396 meters long / 16,000 TEUs


The CMA CGM Marco Polo (16,000 TEUs), The world’s largest containership, calls today in Le Havre

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The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM MARCO POLO, the world’s largest containership, calls today, Wednesday 19th December, at the Terminal de France in Le Havre, France. With the presence on board of Mr. Nicolas Sartini, CMA CGM Group Senior Vice President Asia-Europe Lines, and of Ludovic Gérard, deputy general manager CMA Ships. 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.


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.