Despite the deterioration in global transport of goods and bagging of the charter rates: The container transport volume increases in the world wide maritime navigation. About141 million TEU had been transported in 2017, according to statistica in 2023 are 185 million TEu are expected.
A growth of hefty31 percent. To cope with this volume. Larger container ships are ordered. In this yearthe first ships of 23.000 standard container (TEU) are scheduled for delivery.
In addition to this, shipping companies are checking the constraction of ships with 25.000 TEU and length of 435 metre.
Also terminal operators like Eurogate are fixing on the processing with ever greater containerships, the sh:z reports. Eurogate handle containers in twelf harbours in six countries. In Germany it’s Bremerhaven, Hamburg and Wilhelmshaven.