Potential shortage of feeder container ships threatens intra-Med trades

Newbuildings are needed to mitigate the impact of environmental legislation on older boxship fleet. Tougher environmental legislation and an ageing fleet could soon result in a feeder container ship shortage in the Mediterranean. A quarterly review by analyst Maritime Strategies International (MSI) highlights a scenario that it argues will need to be resolved through a dedicated newbuilding programme by regional operators. Read more at TradeWinds

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