Ferro-alloys.com：According to data released by CLARKSON, a British shipbuilding and shipping dynamic analysis agency, on the 9th, the number of new orders for global container ships this year is 2.446,992 million revised gross tonnage (66 ships), of which Korean shipping companies have won 49.1% of the orders.
Since the beginning of this year, global newbuilding orders have been 4.815303 million revised gross tonnage (169 ships), of which container ship orders have been 2.446,992 million revised gross tonnage (66 ships).
South Korean shipping companies have received a total of 2.496758 million revised gross tonnage (64 ships) this year, of which container ship orders amounted to 1,202,272 revised gross tonnage (22 ships), accounting for 49.1% of the global container ship orders.
In addition, South Korean shipping companies also accept orders for oil tankers (69,364,100 revised gross tonnage, 22 ships), liquefied petroleum gas carriers (245,348, revised gross tonnage, 11 ships), and other ship types (184,054 revised gross tonnage, 7 ships).
According to analysis, the surge in global ocean freight has pushed shipping companies to increase their investment in container ships. Shipping companies predict that economic recovery will push up throughput. Increased environmental protection efforts by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will also boost container ship orders.