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Hapag-Lloyd places order for 75,000 containers in China

Delays in container traffic have prompted Hapag-Lloyd to acquire more dry containers to ensure more available capacity.

Photo: Hapag-Lloyd/Thies Raetzke

Due to a dire shortage of containers, German container line Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for 75,000 teu dry containers slated for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Altogether, Hapag-Lloyd has acquired 625,000 teu containers since the beginning of 2020, but the carrier still lacks available capacity to keep up with demand in the present market.

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