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World's largest car carrier vessel will strengthen competitive edge

With room for 8,500 cars, the recently finished car carrier vessel Höegh Target can boast of being the biggest in the world. The fuel efficient vessel is the first in a series of six - and is intended to provide a head start for Höegh Autoliners ahead of the competitors.

The world's largest car carrier vessel Höegh Target, which can hold 8,500 cars at a time. | Photo: Höegh Autoliners

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As stakeholder in Höegh Autoliners, the Maersk Group can now boast of owning both the world's largest container ship and the world's largest car carrier vessel. On Saturday, Höegh Target departed on its first commercial trip with 71,400 square meters of cargo surface.

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