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Hapag-Lloyd orders more boxes

[ May 28, 2021   //   ]

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered 60,000teu of dry van standard containers in response to the worldwide shortage of boxes. It will bring the German line’s total fleet to 210,000teu. The first are scheduled to be delivered as early as July but the majority will be subsequently delivered in the third quarter of the year. Hapag-Lloyd had already announced orders for a total of around 150,000teu of standard and reefer containers to be delivered over 2021.