Thomas G. Ernst & Co.


30.05.2014

468 Containerships on order worldwise

Liitle decrease in Containership ordering

Contrary to the number of ships ordered in January (abt. 474), in April there are only 468 pure container ships on order.
The total fleet is now estimated to 5093 vessels with about 17,3 mio TEU ( compared to 5106 units = 17,1 mio TEU in January 14) - less ships, more TEU !
About 35 pure cont. vsls with abt 103.000 TEU where scrapped in this 1st half 2014.
During 2013 abt. 185 pure cont. ships with abt 430.000 TEU where scrapped.
The youngest in 2013 was MV Ora blt. 2000.
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