The world’s largest container ship ‘Ever Ace’ arrived at the Port of Colombo last night on the return of her maiden voyage.
The A-type vessel is around 400 m in length and 61.5 m wide, has a design draft of 14.5 m and can cruise at speeds up to 22.6 knots. With a nominal carrying capacity of 23,992 TEU, Ever Ace is sailing under the flag of Panama.
The vessel arrived at the Port of Colombo after a voyage of 16 days.
There are only 24 ports in the world with the capacity to handle such large ships and South Asia has one, the Port of Colombo.