The charter market has finally turned for containership owners, as ocean carriers snap up available tonnage for new service launches and cover for ships entering dry dock for scrubber installation.
Alphaliner estimates that the market has been skewed by around 200 containerships being taken out of service for up to 40 days, obliging carriers to seek temporary replacements.
According to the consultant’s latest survey, the number of container vessels in hot or …
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