The World's Largest Ship

Follow our journey into the construction of these giant vessels.

Triple-E's will reduce CO2 emissions by about 35 percent per container moved.

See how energy efficiency, economy of scale and the environment

inspired their design.

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A vessel class designed for efficiency, economy of scale and environmentally improved.

This is the Triple-E


The Triple-E is designed and optimised for lower speeds. The unique hull design, energy-efficient engine and system that uses exhaust gas to produce extra energy to help propel the ship, make the Triple-E unmatched in energy efficiency.

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Economy of scale

The Triple-E breaks the world record in container ship capacity without requiring more engine power. This design takes economy of scale to a new level.

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These vessels reduce CO2 emissions by 35% per container moved, compared to industry average on the Asia-Europe trade.

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We are very satisfied with the design and technical innovation, and the benefits the Triple-E brings to our customers and us through cost savings and more competitive service offerings
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World’s Largest Ship

Designed and built using state-of-the-art technology and embracing innovation, the Triple-E is the world’s largest ship. But, just as importantly, it is an optimized vessel, which allows Maersk Line to deliver more goods, while using less fuel – at lower cost.

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The hard facts

Hard Facts

The hard facts

Get in-depth, background information on the Triple-E. Dive into key facts about the energy efficiency, economy of scale and environmental improvements.

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Contacts and media

Press and media

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Triple-E stories

Everything you need to know about the construction of the world’s largest ship