Sizzling hot market

Leach, Peter T.
March 2004
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/1/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p12
Discusses the condition of the charter vessel industry as of March 2004. Significance of the continuing growth in shipments from China; Implications of an increase in charter rates; Factors affecting the freight market; Actions taken by Maersk Sealand, CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Co. to expand their services; Reasons for the tight supply of charter vessels.


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