In July, the lines increased the carrying capacity by 200 thousand TEU
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In July, sea carriers with the commissioning of new container ships increased their carrying capacity by another 200 thousand No. In June, container ships with a record total capacity of about 300 thousand No. were commissioned. At the same time, the weak peak season is already forcing container lines to abandon flights during a period when at the best of times the loading of ships would be complete, writes The Loadstar. A gradual increase in carrying capacity will only increase the reduction in both spot rates and rates on long-term contracts.
July was marked by the delivery of three mega container locomotives with a capacity of 24 thousand. No ( and her two 24-thousand-year-olds were put on the water). They will be involved in the Asia – Northern Europe trade and will replace smaller vessels that will go to the Trans-Pacific and other routes.
In addition to the record volumes of container tonnage already transferred to customers, significant volumes of freight capacity have yet to be delivered.
According to Alphaliner, the total capacity of the ordered msc container ships is 1.5 million not; CMA CGM – 1.2 million not; COSCO and Evergreen – 900 thousand. Not and 840 thousand . Not respectively.