CMA CGM Marco Polo

The World's largest containership

396 meters long / 16,000 TEUs


The CMA CGM Marco Polo will reach the port of Jebel Ali on January 7th

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The CMA CGM Marco Polo will call tomorrow, January 7th, at Jebel Ali, which is the world’s largest man-made harbor, located 35 kilometers south west of Dubai. A significant benefit for Jebel Ali Port is its location within Jebel Ali Free Zone. Established in 1985, the free zone currently houses more than 6,000 companies active in manufacturing, trade, logistics and a range of industrial and service-orientated sectors. Companies located in the zone enjoy access to Jebel Ali’s first-class port facilities and the privileges of the free zone.

JEBEL ALI in figures :
– No. of Quays: 2
– Quay Length: 2500 Meters
– Depth Alongside: 17m at MLW
– Storage Area: 250,000 sq. meters.
– 29 Gantry cranes

CMA CMA calls at Jebel Ali


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.