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Container carriers' geographic focus remains unchanged despite increased capacity on major routes

The freight capacity on major routes from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean has grown markedly in recent years, but the container carriers haven't changed their geographic focus, writes Alphaliner.

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Despite a significant increase in freight capacity from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean in recent years, container carriers' geographic focus remains unchanged, writes Alphaliner.

According to the analyst firm, 21 percent of the total container fleet currently operates between Asia and North America, an increase of 17 percent since 2018.

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