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Cargo volumes on fronthaul voyages hit hardest during outbreak

The slide in cargo volumes is significantly bigger on fronthaul than backhaul for container ships, show numbers from Sea-Intelligence. The firm also points to the month for the lowest level so far.

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The so-called fronthauls are hardest hit during the coronavirus crisis, according to new numbers from analyst firm Sea-Intelligence.

At any rate, this is the case when looking at the volume of goods that need to be transported, and not least by how much demand for freight has dropped during the crisis.

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