One third of HMM's ships are idle

11.6 percent of the global container fleet were inactive at the end of May. HMM in particular has many ships lying idle, reports analyst firm Alphaliner, which does point to signs of improvement.

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A large portion of container shipping line HMM's ships are currently lying idle, reports Alphaliner.

A new survey by the analyst firm shows that close to one third of the South Korean shipping line's fleet was inactive at the end of May.

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