Maersk's new 18,270-TEU ship replaces 15,500 TEUer on Asia-Europe run
The recently delvered Mayview Maersk replaces the 15,550-TEU Elly Maersk, which is joining the AE-2 loop that is being gradually upgraded from using ships of 8,400 TEU to 15,000 TEU, reported Alphaliner.
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The "Elly Maersk" on Dec 30, 2010, reported a suspicious vessel to the Danish warship "Esbern Snare", whose crew then quickly found the boat in question with six people aboard by using a helicopter. It was patrolling the Gulf of Aden under NATO operational control. It disarmed the vessel with alleged pirates aboard and detained the suspects.Upload News