A final dash in 2020, with several liner majors placing orders for new ships, has sent the global order book above 10 percent, reports Alphaliner.
The order book has been negative in recent years, but orders for new ships from liner companies such as Hapag-Lloyd and MSC have turned things around. Altogether, the container lines now have orders placed for new ships totaling 2.4 million teu. The global fleet currently stands at 23.9 million teu.
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