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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Maersk, which transports about 15 percent of the world’s containers, is battling industry overcapacity after a boom in ship orders collided with the global financial crisis, triggering the worst slump in freight rates since containerization became global in the 1970s.

Left: One of the ship's two engine rooms aboard the Mc-Kinney Moeller.