20 kroner – Emma Mærsk

Series: Denmark – Ship coins

The Emma Mærsk is a state-of-the-art container ship and among the very largest in her class. She was launched at the end of 2006 and sails on a regular route between the Far East and Europe through the Suez Canal. She sails approximately 170,000 nautical miles a year, corresponding to 7½ times around the world. When fully loaded, she holds 11,000 full 20-foot containers or 14,700 empty containers.