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Alphaliner report says half newbuilds have more than 10,000 teu capacity

October 6 - According to analysis by Alphaliner, almost half of the containership capacity on order, or 48 percent, has capacities of more than 10,000 teu, with the average new containership size around 6,100 teu.

"It appears that the container carriers' answer to the challenges of sustainable shipping and the reduction of emissions is to build ever-larger ships," the information service said in its current newsletter. 

On high-volume north-south trades covering Africa, the Middle East and South America, carriers have deployed ships of 7,000 to 9,000 teu in the past year.

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EGL in transformer move

May 21 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has unloaded and transported two transformers destined for a power station at Damietta Furniture City.
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Multipurpose charter rates dip

May 21 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have declined over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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Seaboard ups Savannah services

May 21 - The port of Savannah in Georgia has welcomed itsĀ first Seaboard Marine vessel call earlier this month, and the shipping line is preparing to launch additional services from the port.
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