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World's biggest ship expected to arrive at Felixstowe in the early hours

PUBLISHED: 17:04 05 September 2019 | UPDATED: 18:46 05 September 2019

The world's largest container ship, the MSC Gulsun, is set to visit the Port of Felixstowe Picture: IVAN SARFATTI/MSC RIGHTS

The world's largest container ship, the MSC Gulsun, is set to visit the Port of Felixstowe Picture: IVAN SARFATTI/MSC RIGHTS

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The world's biggest container ship, the MSC Gulsun, is due to arrive in the early hours of Friday morning, officials have confirmed.

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The mammoth ship, which if stood upright would stand 19 metres taller than the Empire State Building, was originally due to arrive at 8pm tonight, September 5.

Staff at the Port of Felixstowe tower now say the Korean-built ship is due to arrive at the port around 2am, where an unknown amount of a possible 23,756 containers will be unloaded.

From there, the ship will continue its journey to Suez in north Africa.

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