Container ships line up to get scrapped

Since March, container ships have been lying in wait to be scrapped. A line of vessels have piled up, in particular off Alang in Asia, writes Alphaliner.

Photo: DNV GL / Kommissionens inspektionsrapport

A long line of container ships lie outside Alang, waiting to be scrapped.

Since the coronavirus shut down societies around the world in earnest in mid-March, container vessels have been waiting to get scrapped, and they have especially gathered off the coast of Indian town Alang, criticized for its shipbreaking facilities, where ships sail directly on to the beach to get scrapped.

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