Loaded with gifts and bigger than any of Santa’s sleigh, the world’s biggest container ship is now in Britain on its first voyage to deliver tons of Christmas presents, decorations and food all over the world. The MS Emma Maersk, which weighs 190,400 tons, sailed from Gothenburg, Sweden, in September, collecting and delivering festive supplies in Yantian, China, Hong Kong and Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia. Maneuvered a crew of 13, the vessel is reportedly the largest at sea — a quarter-mile long, 200 feet high and powered by the biggest diesel engine ever made. Among goods packed into its 11,000 containers are 2 million Christmas decorations, 12,800 MP3 players, 33,000 cocktail shakers, 168 tons of New Zealand lamb, thousands of frozen chickens and 138,000 cans of cat food, according to its owner, Danish shipping company Maersk Line. An estimated 50,400 tons of goods will be unloaded Saturday at Felixstowe port, in southern England, before the ship goes to mainland Europe to deliver 8,000 containers of cargo. Maersk Line said the ship could travel about 200,000 miles every year or equal to seven and a half trips around the world. Most of the goods came from China, which last year exported $30.5 billion worth of goods to Britain.

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