Largest ship ever set to enter the Thames

THE LARGEST ship ever to enter the Thames is due to call at DP World London Gateway at the weekend, with estimated time of arrival in the early hours of Sunday morning, October 19.

The 397-metre-long, 56-metre-wide Edith Maersk has a draught of 16 metres and can carry up to 15,500 standard containers.

DP World London Gateway will be setting up a time-lapse recording of the Edith Maersk’s arrival at the port and of unloading/loading operations, and a video will be available for downloading on Sunday evening.

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