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Habben Jansen sees up to two years' market balance

The balance between supply and demand on the container market has gained a momentum that could last for the next few years, Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen says in an interview with ShippingWatch. One factor above all will keep supply low.

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The container industry is in an unusually advantageous situation at the start to 2020, which could possibly stretch across the next couple of years.

At least, that is the view of Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen, who reckons that the market balance that took place in earnest in 2019 following years of imbalance might well last until 2022.

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