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Container shipping is in a bad place

Drewry estimates that this year average global freight rates will fall at their fastest pace since 2011 and expects some lines to be back in the red by the end of 2015

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A toxic mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive commercial pricing threatens liner shipping industry profitability for the rest of 2015.

A TOXIC mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive commercial pricing threatens liner shipping industry profitability for the rest of 2015. That is the warning published in the latest Container Forecaster report from global shipping consultant Drewry.

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