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Still boxed in by excess supply

Main lines' gigantism continues to depress freight rates in general, say industry players, but geared feeder vessels below 3,000 TEUs will remain in high demand and see increasing rates. MALMINDERJIT SINGH reports

THE container shipping industry may continue to suffer this year due to an oversupply problem which will be exacerbated by large vessel orders.

Industry players The Business Times spoke to were less optimistic about the prospects of the industry and attributed this to overcapacity created...

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