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Containership overcapacity fears ‘over-hyped’

Deferrals mean demand growth will slightly exceed new containership deliveries in 2018, new Drewry analysis indicates, which is likely to reverse the recent downward pressure on rates.

Subtle orderbook manoeuvres have had a positive effect on supply-demand equations, while the total of confirmed new capacity through 2022 has not changed, says Drewry

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