The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller: Aboard the World's Largest Ship

By Bloomberg Photos - 2013-11-14T09:57:49Z

Photograph by Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg

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U.K. terminals have spent over 1 billion pounds ($1.52 billion) on expansion for the new breed of mega-ship. The United Kingdom Major Ports Group Ltd. Hutchison Whampoa Ltd.’s Port of Felixstowe, Britain’s largest container harbor, added a 300 million-pound extension in 2011, while DP World Ltd. recently opened the 1.5 billion-pound London Gateway.

Left: A sign alerts visitors to "Keep Door Locked; In Port - In Suez Canal - In Piracy Area" aboard the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller.