Container ships charter rate...

The container freight market is awash in negative sentiment on import demand, yet short-term ship charter rates remain stratospherically high.


The charter market is undeterred by the weaker sentiment across the global shipping industry and remains extremely strong,” affirmed data provider Alphaliner on Wednesday. “Charter rates continue to evolve at historic highs with, remarkably, some further gains achieved by certain sizes.” There is “a continued bonanza.”


The charter market is undeterred by the weaker sentiment across the global shipping industry and remains extremely strong,” affirmed data provider Alphaliner on Wednesday. “Charter rates continue to evolve at historic highs with, remarkably, some further gains achieved by certain sizes.” There is “a continued bonanza.”