Ship That Changed Containerisation Is Ready To Be Scrapped!

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  • Costamare has announced the sale of the largest container vessel ever scrapped.
  • Brokers Braemar ACM report taht the 1997-built 7,403 teu Kokura will be recycled in Bangladesh having fetched a price of $323 per Idt.
  • The Kokura was one of a series of six vessels ordered by A.P. Moller-Maersk that were, by far, the world’s largest containerships at the time.

Sam Chambers writes about how the ship has been sent for scrap and he also discusses elaborately how the ship was a giant one at the time of...

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