World container fleet grows 11.3% per year

March, 15 2004

The world container vessels fleet is expected to grow by 11.3% p.a. until 2007, a capacity of 9,15 million teu is foreseen. Presently the existing fleet amounts to 63 million teu. The increase stems from the over-proportional increase in container volumes which are expected from 2004 to 2006.