Alphaliner: 2013 sets scrapping record

450,000 teu are expected to be deleted from the global container fleet in 2013. This surpasses the past record from 2009, says Alphaliner.
Photo: IMO
Photo: IMO
BY KATRINE GRØNVALD RAUN

When 2013 is over the container carriers will allegedly have set a new record. Alphaliner says that 450,000 teu are expected to have disappeared from the global container fleet in the past year, beating the previous record of 377,000 teu from 2009.

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