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Title of world's biggest vessel shifts as rates fall

Samsung Heavy is building 4 ships capable of carrying 20,100 20-foot boxes for Mitsui OSK

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MOVING THE MARKET: Maersk Line, the world's largest container shipping company, operates 15 Triple-Es and expects five more to be delivered in the first half of this year.

Singapore

THIS is how much size matters in the shipping industry: bragging rights for the world's largest container ship have changed hands four times in as many months - and will soon shift again.

With weak freight rates encouraging shipping lines to send as many goods as possible...

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