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MSC Takes Delivery of Its First 24,000 TEU Ultra Large Containership

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has taken delivery in China of the first of its new class of ultra large container vessels. The MSC Tessa is the largest containership currently completed and delivered in the world with a capacity rating of 24,116 TEU.

The MSC Tessa is being placed on the Lion Route due to depart on her first trip on March 16 from Ningo with stops in Shanghai and Yantian. She will be calling at Rotterdam, Antwerp, and Felixstowe in Northern Europe with a call at Tanger during the return trip before proceeding to Singapore.

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