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Carriers are holding back: "The buying spree is clearly over"

Liner companies have bought more than 600 container ships from tonnage providers in the last two years, but the inclination to acquire vessels is declining, according to Alphaliner.

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Carriers have purchased 120 container vessels from shipowners since March this year. That’s a ”significant figure,” according to Alphaliner, but still a sign that the sales pace is slowing down.

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