Carriers slammed as capacity crunch makes waves for project cargo shippers

//Carriers slammed as capacity crunch makes waves for project cargo shippers

Carriers slammed as capacity crunch makes waves for project cargo shippers

By | 2017-04-13T16:28:10+00:00 April 13th, 2017|feed news|Comments Off on Carriers slammed as capacity crunch makes waves for project cargo shippers

North European shippers of heavylift and out-of-gauge cargo to the Middle East and Asia are being told by container lines there is no hope of shipment before June.
Over the past two years, container carriers have aggressively targeted the sector in an endeavour to fill empty slots on previously under-utilised ultra-large container vessels sailing back to Asia.
But now, with a backlog of containers and sky-high rates, box carriers have lost interest. In fact, one project forwarder …

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