Unusual 2020 pushed millions of containers to the second half of the year

There was a big difference between the first and second half of the year for the container sector, as millions of containers were pushed to the second half of the year. This helped put pressure on the market, reports Sea-Intelligence.

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In an in many ways unusual year for the container sector, the shipment of millions of containers was pushed from the first half of the year to the second.

According to Sea-Intelligence, 5 million teu were added to the normal volumes in the second half of the year, as a massive demand for container freight sent rates soaring.

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