Greeks hold significant portion of global container market

Alongside the Greek deroute, the country's shipowners are playing an increasingly bigger part in the global container industry. Greece is now the world's second-biggest non-operating container shipowner.
Photo: /ritzau/Thomas Borberg
Photo: /ritzau/Thomas Borberg

While the crisis is raging in Greece, where the banks are closed and the country's looks set to exit the euro zone, Greek container shipowners are doing better than ever. Especially the country's so-called non-operating owners (NOO) have grown significantly in recent years, and the companies now control one fifth of the global NOO fleet - namely ships that are not owned by carriers that operate them - according to a new analysis from Alphaliner.

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