Although several of the world's biggest players, such as Evergreen, HMM, Yang Ming and Zim, have ordered new container vessels recently, there is need for even more pressure on the pace of newbuilds, says Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen.
The German container line, the world's fifth-largest, considers the current orderbook for new container vessels to be far too low compared to the existing fleet and overall need in the container market, which is expected to grow by 3 percent annually.
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