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The price of new container vessels skyrockets

The shipyard prices of newly built container vessels have skyrocketed in the first half of the year, writes Alphaliner. But that hasn't stopped container carriers from placing new orders.

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The extraordinarily strong container market is also pushing up ship prices at major shipyards in especially China, South Korea and Japan.

The prices of newly built container vessels has thus gone up by around 15 percent in the first six months of the year, writes Alphaliner.

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