Clarkson: Far more new ships than in 2012

Orders for new ships between January and October reached 35.56 million cgt, a 74 percent increase compared to 2012.
Photo: Hempel
Photo: Hempel
BY KATRINE GRØNVALD RAUN

The low newbuilding prices have certainly made shipowners order new ships. A new study from Clarkson Research shows that orders for 35.56 million cgt (Compensated Gross Tonnage) have been registered since the beginning of the year until and including October. A significant increase of 74 percent compared to 2012, says Asiasis.

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