MSC Texas

1096-foot Container Ship

Built in 2004

One of the largest container ships in the world, the MSC Texas is a "Post-Panamax" ship with a beam of 140 feet. She carries an astounding 8,238 containers. The containers are stacked nine levels deep in the hold, with another six levels stacked on the deck. Crew of 23; cruises at 25 knots.