The world's largest container ship is set to dock at the Port of Felixstowe this week. 

The MSC Loreto, which has a gross tonnage of 232,328, is expected to dock at the port at 5pm on Tuesday. 

It is expected to be docked at the Suffolk coastal port until 7am on Thursday. 

The ship carried out its maiden voyage to the port in May last year.

It docked in Felixstowe back in August for four days.

It is the joint-largest container ship in the world, with the capability of holding more than 24,346 containers.