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

The 400-metre long MSC Loreto is expected to dock at the port at about 11pm on Tuesday. 

The vessel is expcted to docked at the Suffolk port for two days before departing to Algiers at about 8am on Thursday. 

The ship which has a gross tonnage of 233,328 completed its maiden voyage to the port in May last year

It docked in Felixstowe back in August for four days. 

Its arrival comes after the 400-metre long Ever Alp docked in Felixstowe on Friday. 

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

The ship is currently docked off the coast of Aldeburgh in the North Sea.