World's Biggest Ship

Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 6
Episode 6: Setting Sail

After 32 weeks of construction, the first of Maersk Line’s new breed of container ship, the Triple E, finally leaves port to begin her maiden voyage – an epic 20,000 kilometre trek from Busan in South Korea, to Europe’s largest container terminal, Rotterdam. We follow the ship’s new captain and crew as they supervise her first load of containers, and then steer the giant mega ship through some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.  But no sooner is one challenge complete, than another rears its’ head, as the crew battle with 100 kilometre an hour winds, and prepare for the the threat of pirates operating off the Somali coast. 



Episode 1: Huge Hull In the South Korean port of Okpo, we meet the international team of engineers

Episode 2: Enormous Engine We follow the engineers as they build and install this state of the art propulsion system

Episode 3: Command and Control Building the ships’ eight-story accommodation block and bridge is a surprisingly complex challenge

Episode 4: Colossal Cargo We follow the team who make sure that every one of the Triple E’s 18,000 containers is up to the job

Episode 5: Launch With construction nearly complete, the team behind the world’s biggest ship, prepare for the last stage of construction

Episode 6: Setting Sail The Triple E, finally leaves port to begin her maiden voyage

Credits
Producer and Director
for Quest