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Shipping lines scrap far fewer container vessels

The extraordinarily busy container market has resulted in far fewer scrapped ships. The number of container vessels sold for scrapping has more than halved in the first six months of the year, writes Alphaliner.

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The number of container vessels sold for scrapping has taken a significant dive compared to last year.

According to analyst firm Alphaliner, no more than 15 container vessels with a total capacity of 12,431 teu have been sent for scrapping in the first six month of the year.

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