Container shipping charter market resilient ahead of seasonal slowdown
China’s Golden Week may well be fast approaching but charter rates continued to climb through September, suggesting much-needed resilience as the peak season draws to a close. A lack of availability for larger tonnage helped to lift activity in the mid-sized ranges, where even the classic panamax was in demand
Demand is proving particularly resilient in the larger sizes, with further tonnage being fixed on long-term charters, according to Alphaliner
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