Ultra Large Container Ship M/V COSCO England

Images from a morning shoot on the River Elbe at Brunsbüttel, Germany.

Ships & Ports


(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).

Vessel details:

IMO 9358905
Length over all 366 m
Beam 51 m
Draught 12 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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