Ocean Carriers Show Improved Capacity Management

Maritime research firm Drewry has reported In its latest quarterly Container Forecaster report that load factors recorded for east-west headhaul voyages were the “best ever” and on all but one east-west route, the Mediterranean to the U.S., demand growth outstripped supply in the first quarter. The company stated that ocean carriers have shown much-improved capacity management this year (source: the Loadstar).