Thames welcomes its biggest ship ever: Edith Maersk

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THE LARGEST ship ever on the Thames arrived shortly before sunrise this morning. The gargantuan E-Class Edith Maersk came alongside London Gateway, assisted by three tugs. The vast ship smashes the record for the biggest ship on the Thames, measuring 397metres long – that’s the length of four football pitches and is fifty percent longer than Titanic. Her beam is …