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19 February 2019

Longer transit time between Asia and Europe

Handling bundle foldable containersDrewry Shipping Consultants expects an increase in transit time between Asia and Europe. The amount of Ultra Large Container Vessels (UCLVs) arriving over the next few years is an unwanted legacy from a period when carriers were over-confident in the market and possibly misguided in the benefits those ships offer. And while it will be challenging to meet the added capacity, the maritime consultant says there are reasons to believe that the task will not be as onerous as it initially appears.

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