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23,964 TEU HMM Hamburg makes its first call in Hamburg

September 2, 2020


The 23,964 TEU giant is one of twelve new boxships ordered by South Korean shipping company HMM from Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). HMM Hamburg and its sister ships are among the largest containerships in the world.

Completed by DSME in July 2020, the 232,600 dwt ship features a length of 399.9 metres and a width of 61 metres. Twelve containers can be stowed above and below the ship’s deck as well as 24 rows of containers across the board.

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