Charter market ends 2018 on a gloomy note but hopes for low-sulphur silver lining next year

December 20, 2018 Mike Wackett

The short-term market outlook for non-operating containership owners is “grim” according to Alphaliner, but there could be a silver lining from the IMO 2020 regulations next year.
“The container charter market is ending 2018 on a rather uninspiring note, with continuously weak charter rates across the board,” said the consultant.
It added that given the start of the holiday season, which will stymie most deals until at least the second week of ...

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