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Ship Longer Than The Eiffel Tower Sails To China And Into The Record Books [Headlines]

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Vale, the world's biggest iron ore producer, launches the largest carrier vessel in the world, the Berge Everest.

Sam McNerney
  • 10 january 2012

Longer than the Eiffel Tower, wide as a football pitch and with the capacity for more than 11,000 trucks, the first of a record-breaking fleet of giants ships has completed its maiden voyage to China. Onboard the Berge Everest was around 350,000 tonnes of iron ore, according to industry sources, enough to make the steel for more than three Golden Gate bridges. After unloading its cargo at the port of Dalian, the vessel has started it journey home to Brazil, it emerged last week. The Telegraph.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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