Maersk may be on course to lose its crown as the world’s biggest box carrier

October 17, 2019 Mike Wackett

MSC is on course to overtake alliance partner Maersk as the biggest ocean carrier by capacity within the next two years.
A new order for five 23,000 teu ULCVs from the South Korean Daewoo yard will take the Geneva-based carrier’s orderbook to 16 vessels, for a massive 305,352 teu, according to Alphaliner data.
A disclosure from Daewoo this week valued the order at $152m per ship, with delivery of the five by ...

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