Alphaliner: Container fleet growth to hit all-time low

Fewer newbuildings and more ships sold as scrap will make the container fleet grow by less than one million teu in 2016. This represents the lowest growth rate ever noted in the container fleet, according to the analyst firm.
Photo: World Maritime News
Photo: World Maritime News
BY RITZAU FINANS AND SHIPPINGWATCH

The container fleet is expected to grow 4.6 percent this year due to fewer newbuildings and increased ship recycling, reports Alphaliner in its weekly newsletter.

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