Images from a morning shoot on the River Elbe at Brunsbüttel, Germany.
(All Images Copyright Johann Brandstätter/ JB Photography)
The COSCO England is one of eight so-called ultra large container ships (ULCS) of the COSCO-B elgium-Type. So far, three of these vessels were delivered to the owner COSCO Container Shipping, the others are to follow this year (2014).
|Length over all||366 m|
|Deadweight Tons||156,605 ts|
|Container Capacity||13,386 TEU|
With its more than impressive dimensions she is well beyond New PANAMAX size, that means even when the extended Panama Canal gets operational, she still won’t fit in!
In the images above she is seen soon after leaving Hamburg Port, just passing the west entrance of the Kiel Canal (of course sho won’t fit into that one either)
To get an impression of the size, click on the image where COSCO England overtakes the Heluan. The…
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