The CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt, one of the world's largest container ships

Article: Wired on the Maersk Triple E

The CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt, one of the world's largest container ships
The CMA CGM Alexander von Humboldt, one of the world’s largest container ships

Photographer Alastair Philip Wiper visited a South Korean shipyard to photograph a Maersk Triple E container ship under construction. These ships are designed to be fuel efficient and more environmentally friendly than existing ships. They are 400 metres long and everything about them is dauntingly huge. Wiper is a photographer who appreciates the beauty of industrial spaces, and his images of the Triple E are breathtaking. You can read more about the Triple E class ships here.

It is my fervent hope that next time we visit family in Denmark, one of these Maersk ships is open to the public for a walkabout…

Read the Wired.com article and see Wiper’s images here.

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Clare

Lapsed mathematician, creator of order, formulator of hypotheses. Lover of the ocean, being outdoors, the bush, reading, photography, travelling (especially in Africa) and road trips.

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