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The Worlds Biggest Container Ship Leaves Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: People walk on a pier at Hythe as The Marco Polo, the world's biggest container ship, leaves Southampton on December 10, 2012 in England. On its first visit to Europe, the 54m (177ft) wide and 396m (1299ft) long container ship - which is 51m (167ft) longer than the Queen Mary II - will mostly carry consumer goods for delivery to shops for Christmas. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Marco Polo: The world's biggest container ship

The 54m (177ft) wide and 396m (1299ft) long container ship is

currently carrying consumer goods for delivery to shops in Europe for

Christmas.