Maersk Broker: Deliveries at extremely low level

Newbuilding deliveries for the container market hit the lowest level in a decade this August and September, according to an analysis by Maersk Broker.

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In a new analysis of container market developments in August and September this year, Maersk Broker notes that the newbuilding delivery rate has reached a historical low.

"August saw delivery of just 35,000 TEU, the lowest figure for any month in the past 10 years. The average monthly delivery for 2014 now stands at 128,000 TEU, compared to 111,000 TEU per month for 2013," says Maersk Broker.

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