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COVID-19 impacts global container ship trade

Maritime intelligence company eeSea published a new analysis, according to which COVID-19 has seriously impacted the global container shipping capacity, as a total of 302 of 2,693 sailings, or 11%, have been cancelled in May on all the main line trades.

Shipping | 24/04/20

2020 had a rough beginning, keeping in mind that the first COVID-19 case emerged in late December 2019, with the report stating that during the first six months of 2020, a total 1,675 sailings have been cancelled, or 11%; which comes out at 13% for 2M, 17% for Ocean Alliance and 17% for THE Alliance, while only 8% of non-alliance sailings have been cancelled.


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