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These will be the biggest container carriers after 2016

Which container carriers will be the biggest next year? SeaIntel has done the math, and the top performers include UASC and Yangming.

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The view of which container carriers constitute the absolute elite will change following the major container shipowners' ordering of tonnage.

Three shipping companies have been undergoing a particularly important development, says SeaIntel in a new analysis of the ranking of container shipowners from 2007 to 2016.

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