Ro-ros and reefers feel the love from liner market’s ‘spillover’
Bulkers have also benefited from unboxed container cargoes with some rates up 200%
Three of shippings less high-profile sectors are enjoying their time in the sun courtesy of the red-hot containership market.
Earnings for ro-ros, reefers and multipurpose vessels have increased by between 45% and 200% year-on-year as of the end of October, according to Clarksons.
They have been the major beneficiaries of the knock-on effects of repeated record highs in container freight rates and charter rates, surging asset values as well as major port congestion and disruption to supply chains.
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