Sales and purchase volumes of container ships surged to a four-year high in 2020, causing sales prices to increase as a result, assesses analyst firm Alphaliner.
In 2020, total sales reached 267 vessels with a total capacity of 971,055 teu against 195 vessels with a total capacity of 810,000 teu traded in 2019. According to the analyst firm, the trend will continue throughout 2021. In January alone, 140,000 teu changed hands.
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