About World's Biggest Ship Posted: Sep 23, 2016 The world’s biggest cargo ship is being built by the Maersk Line in a shipyard in South Korea. It’s called the Triple E and it’s longer than four football pitches, heavier than 55 nuclear submarines and it’s able to carry more than 300 million bottles of wine. A team of pioneering shipbuilders has designed a record breaking ship, 40% larger than any existing cargo ships; it carries more than 18,000 20 foot containers. Science Channel will take you through the birth of this leviathan of the seas. We’ll take you from its design to its maiden voyage. Don’t miss out! Watch WORLD’S BIGGEST SHIP on Science Channel.