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Triple-E: Opening the doors to the world of shipping

Second vessel will be delivered to Maersk in September The world's largest ship - Maersk Line's first Triple-E ship named Mærsk McKinney-Møller - has commenced its maiden voyage in Busan, South Korea.A couple of months later, on 23-29 September, the second vessel in the Triple-E series which is to count a total of 20 ships, will be coming to Copenhagen.To celebrate this event, Maersk will offer the public a view of the large, new, and innovative container ship and at the same time opens the doors to the world of shipping with a multi-media exhibition located next to the ship."We are very excited to open our doors and show the Triple-E vessel,it is a great opportunity for us to interact with our stakeholders and share our passion about facilitating trade," says Maersk Line CEO, Søren Skou.Find further at www.worldslargestship.com as the event date gets closer, including details about the location, activities and possibilities for boarding the ship.Also read relevant article about Triple-EFirst Triple-E is now part of Maersk's fleet The first Triple-E has a name Captains of Maersk Triple-E Preparing for the Vessels Triple-E floats for the first time!Follow Triple-E Journey

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The first Triple-E has a name

Christening Ceremony of World's Largest ship Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla naming the first Triple -E vessel ( Image credit: Maersk Line)During the official naming ceremony held in Okpo today, South Korea,Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla who is the chairman of the Moller Foundation, had the honour of naming the first vessel.Maersk Line's newest vessel, the first of the Triple-E series, was named Friday morning in a ceremony at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. It bears the name of the late Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, who passed away in April 2012 at the age of 98.Maersk Line CEO, Søren Skou, began the ceremony by welcoming all the special guests and recounting the important tradition of naming ceremonies in Maersk ever since the first event in 1906 welcomed Peter Mærsk as the second vessel in the fleet.Godspeed!He then handed the podium and the honour of naming the first Triple-E vessel to Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, the youngest daughter of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller."I name you Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller," she said."As you sail the waters of the world, may your journeys be smooth and your tasks successful. May you bring happiness to your crew, may you be a safe ...

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