The global fleet of container ships is developing in two directions

The global container fleet is developing toward the mega-large container ships and the smaller feeder ships. This happens at the cost of the medium-sized ships, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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The mega-large container ships and the smaller feeder vessels dominate the global container fleet to a growing extent, at the cost of the medium-sized ships.

"We are seeing a bifurcation of the fleet composition into large vessels designed for the main deep-sea trades, and smaller vessels designed for a combination of intra-regional short-sea trades and feeder services," writes analyst form Sea-Intelligence.

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