2M gets average fleet size of 17,000 teu on Asia-Europe

With Maersk Line's latest order for a series of mega-vessels, the 2M alliance's two carriers cement their position as kings of Asia-Europe with an average vessel size of 17,000 teu, SeaIntel Consulting tells ShippingWatch.
Photo: Århus Havn
Photo: Århus Havn
BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN

On the one hand, the news on Tuesday concerning Maersk Line's order for 11 mega-vessels was "the story of an announced order" as the carrier has for months been gearing up to order more of the biggest container ships.

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