Boxship charter rates hit unprecedented $200,000 a day

Boxship charter rates hit unprecedented $200,000 a day $200,000 a day for a boxship charter; $125m for a six-year-old, 6,865 teu vessel – the scorching container shipping sector has entered supernova territory.

MSC takes 1,102 teu sister ships

According to Alphaliner data, this latest swoop takes MSC’s secondhand buying spree to 49 ships since last August.

Ship Owners Lock In Charter Rates at 13-Year Highs

Containership charter rates have hit 13-year highs and shipowners are locking these in with carriers on three- and five-year charters.

Sudden megamax buying binge sees boxship orderbook to fleet ratio nudge past 10%

A total of 25 giant megamax containerships were ordered in Q4 last year, nudging the boxship orderbook to fleet ratio into double-digit territory for the first time in a long time, according to data from Alphaliner.

Boxship sales, prices and charter rates surge

Containership sales have roared back as have prices for secondhand tonnage, while charter rates have gone through the roof in the topsy-turvy pandemic year liner shipping has been through.