Global Container Fleet Tops 23 Million TEU as New Megaships Hit the Water

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) - A wave of ULCV deliveries this year has pushed the total containership fleet capacity over the 23m teu mark, with the last million slots added in a breath–taking 14 months, according to an Alphaliner report. However, the newbuilds, mostly consisting of ULCVs, have arrived at a time of softening demand growth across the major tradelanes of the … [Read more...]