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Scrubber retrofits could rein in boxship capacity

Scrubber retrofits could rein in boxship capacity

With vessels pulled from service for upwards of a month to be scrubber-retrofitted, analyst Drewry says the impact on capacity could spur a temporary spot market boost. The short-term spike is greater enhanced, as the emphasis for exhaust technology is towards larger ships. Although only 5% of the fleet is expected to be retrofitted, this ratio is doubled in teu terms.
Chinese lessors book 10 capes at Shanghai Waigaoqiao

Chinese lessors book 10 capes at Shanghai Waigaoqiao

Bulkers have been ordered on the back of bareboat charters to Shangdong Shipping Corp.
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