World's Biggest Ship: The $185M Maersk Triple-E

Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- On a dry-dock in South Korea Maersk is building the world's biggest ship. A container vessel, it will ply the route between Northern Europe and China. It is called the Triple-E and the Danish shipbuilder has ordered 20 of them, at a cost of $185 million each. A Triple-E, in one trip, could transport more 182 million iPads, or 111 million pairs of shoes, from Shanghai to Rotterdam. Stood on its stern, its bow would stretch 19 meters above the roof of the Empire State Building. (Source: Bloomberg)

Joseph Quinlan: Politics a Wall of Worry for U.S.
01:22 - Joseph Quinlan, chief market strategist at U.S. Trust and global wealth and investment management head of market and thematic strategy at Bank of America, talks about the influence of politics on the U.S. economy and markets and looks at the status of the United States as a safe haven. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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