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Poor prospects of consolidation among container carriers

State-ownerships and family-owned business and shipping empires block the chances of a consolidation among the world's 21 largest container carriers, says Alphaliner. Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV look like an exception.

Even though the need for a consolidation among the world's 21 largest container carriers seems bigger than ever, due to a massive overcapacity and loss-inducing rates that have forced many carriers to divest assets just to stay afloat, the prospects of such a consolidation seem incredibly slim.

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