Sure, your pontoon can hold 12 people, a YETI 65 and your bird dog, but these ships ain’t playin’, Gilligan.

The largest container ships, such as the Maersk E-Class vessels, can carry an astonishing number of overseas containers. With dimensions stretching over 1,200 feet long and 180 feet wide, these colossal ships have a capacity exceeding 24,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). This means they can accommodate approximately 12,000 standard 40-foot containers or a mix of various container sizes. Such immense capacity allows these mega-ships to transport goods across the world efficiently, playing a vital role in global trade and commerce. Their ability to carry such vast quantities of cargo underscores the incredible scale and efficiency of modern maritime transportation, facilitating the movement of goods on an unprecedented scale.