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Small and medium-sized vessels benefit from tight container market

Charter rates for small and medium-sized container ships are in several cases thousands of dollars higher per day than just a few weeks ago, writes Alphaliner.

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Charter rates for small and medium-sized container ships continue to soar due to the continuing pressure in the market, in which supply continues to go down, writes Alphaliner.

The analyst firm writes that the shortage of vessels means that charter rates for several small and medium-sized container ships have gone up several thousands of dollars per day compared to just a few weeks ago.

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