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Owners buy more second-hand ships

The purchasing of second-hand ships has increased significantly since 2018, shows an analysis from Danish Shipping, according to Børsen. The development is attributed to good prices and uncertainty surrounding future environmental regulations.

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Good prices and uncertainty surrounding future environmental regulations mean that Danish shipping companies are buying more second-hand ships than in the past.

An analysis from association Danish Shipping, reported by Børsen, shows that the purchase of second-hand ships has increased by 63.9 percent since 2018.

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