Published On: Wed, Apr 27th, 2016

Top 10 Biggest and Largest Ships in the World 2016


There are many big ships the world but we take name of biggest ships in the world then one name came in our mind that is Titanic which was biggest ship of the world but it was crashed in its first journey. But instead of that there are many big ships of the world.

but most of the people have no knowledge about it and they don’t know which ship is the biggest ship but what are the specifications which are necessary for ship that will considered as biggest they may be their length, dead weight and gross tonnage so these all ships in the world have different in shape, size and capacity so these ships are used for exchanging of goods between two countries like oil tankers and import and export so these are so much necessary.

10: TI Class Supertanker

TI Class Supertanker as it is cleared from its giant name is also biggest ship in the world so it has large length, dead weight and volume so it is considered as most attractive and biggest ships for transferring large amount of crude oil and other large amount of things as dead weight of this largest ship is about 440,000 tones along with its large speed capacity which is between 16 to 20 knots so it is considered as master and huge ship in which huge and modern technology is used. They are the four largest double-hulled supertankers in the world. They are also the largest ships in the world at this time so the length of this mighty ship is also about 380 meters.


9: Berge Emperor

Berge Emperor is also biggest ship of the world as it was built in Japan in 1975 therefore it was one of the longest ship of that time and also considered as biggest ship of the world now as this ship was owned by Bergesen d.y. and co but later on they sold it in 1985 and therefore named as Emperor and The ship was scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan on 30 March 1986. So it is also considered as one of the biggest oil tanker of the world as weight of this mighty piece is about 211,360 tons and length of this ship nearly equal to 381.2 meter therefore considered as biggest ship. So main record of this ship is it is largest oil tanker of all time in the world.


8: CMA CGM Von Humboldt

CMA CGM Von Humboldt is also one of the biggest ship that is also considered as Explorer class container ship but it was name according to vasco da gama but now changed its name. it has start its working recently in 2103 as length of this mighty master piece is about 396 meters and dead weight of this CMA CGM Von Humboldt is also about 187,624 tons as it has also more than 20 knots speed and also large capacity that is been used for oil and many other large amount of things to export and import so it is also one of most beautiful too.


7: Emma Maersk

Emma Mærsk is the first container ship in the E-class of eight owned by the A. P. Moller-Maersk Group and also one of the biggest and longest ship because when it was built in way back in 2006 it was considered as largest ship ever and it was made in Denmark and during it construction there was also caused by fire and then it has to accommodate for more six weeks it started it sail in same year in 2006. She appeared in headlines prior to Christmas 2006, when she was dubbed SS Santa because she was bound for the United Kingdom from China loaded with Christmas goods. The comeback journey to southern China was loaded with UK waste for recycling so the total length of this ship is about 398 meters and considered as biggest ship.


6: Maersk MC-Kinney Moller

Maersk MC-Kinney Moller is also biggest recently made ship of the world as at the time of its launched and start working in 2013 it has largest ever vessels in the world therefore it has longest ship that contains container of this time and it was Constructed for Maersk by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering of South Korea, it was launched in February 2013 and entered operational service in July in this same year. So this ship is considered as first class that contains 20 identical vessels so this ship is world’s most longest and most efficient too operational container ship that is now in service because length of this ship is about 400 meters. That has also most efficient fuel engine with the speed of 23 knots speed capacity.



5: Esso Atlantic

Esso Atlantic is so much classic and biggest ships that is also in some of that ship that have deadweight of more than half million tons that is a record in the history of all ships of the world. It was launched in October 1977 and length of this ship is about 406 meters and speed capacity is about 15.6 knots so it is one of the most popular names in this aspect so deadweight capacity of this ship is also 516,891 and it served the world for many years. So no doubt all time best and biggest ship of the world so it was basically an oil tanker which is used to transfer crude oil ad this tanker is owned by Esso tankers limited.


4: Batillus

Batillus was a supertanker, built in 1976 by Chantiers de l’Atlantique at Saint-Nazaire for the French branch of Shell Oil so that it is also biggest ship of that tiem. The first vessel of homonymous Batillus class supertankers. Batillus, together with her sister ships Bellamya, Pierre Guillaumat and Prairial, was one of the biggest ships in the world, surpassed in size only by Seawise Giant built in 1976, and extensive in 1981, although the four ships of the Batillus class had a larger gross tonnage. So deadweight capacity of this tanker is also more than half million tons which is about 554,000 and speed capacity of this master huge piece is about 17 knots. So by its biggest size of almost 413 meters it is considered as biggest ship.


3: Pierre Guillaumat

Pierre Guillaumat is also classic supertanker which was built way back in 1977 also considered as biggest tanker and placed on third position in this list and it was given the name of French politician after its constructions. Due to not so much profit it was given to Fujairah in 1983 and they also later on sold this mighty ship to Hyundai Corporation and it is in very limited number in the world. Length of this biggest ship is more than 414 meter with more than half million tons deadweight that is about 555,051 tons and speed capacity is also about 17 knots. Consumption of oil of this ship is also about 330 tons per day and full tanker has capacity to store about 42 day’s oil for itself.


2: Seawise Giant

Seawise Giant as clear from its name Giant that it is biggest and heaviest supertanker in the world she was generally considered the largest ship ever built. She was sunk and started its working during the Iran Iraq War, but was later salvaged and restored to service. She was last used as a floating storage and offloading unit moored off the shore of Qatar in the Persian Gulf at the Al Shaheen Oil Field and vessel of was sold to India and passing from custom, now it is sailing on Gujarat ports. It was ordered to made in 1974 but made after 5 years in 1979 so length of this Giant is almost 458 meters which is also considered as biggest ever oil tanker of all time and death weight capacity is about 564,763 therefore considered as biggest ship.


1: Prelude FLNG

Prelude FLNG is the world biggest ship as it is placed on 1st rank in this rank and more interesting fact about this ship is that it is first ever ship in the world that is work on the natural gas with its biggest length in all ships in this list which is about 488 meters and in its construction almost 260,000 tones steel and it has also large capacity of carrying almost 600,000 tonnes and this was launched recently in 2013. According to reports it was told that estimated price of this vessel is about 12.6 billion dollars and Shell estimated in 2014 that the project would cost up to US$ 3.5 billion per million tons of production capacity so due to its new technology and great capacity it is also considered as world’s largest and biggest ship.