Firm delivery dates for next month have been agreed for around 225,000 teu of additional container capacity on the Asia-Europe trades, according to new research by Alphaliner.
The consultant said more than half would consist of ships of 12,000 teu and above.
It said earlier predictions of as much as 400,000 teu of the 1.4m teu capacity due to be delivered this year being pushed back to 2019 appear to have been “incorrect”.
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