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TEU capacity of the global container ship fleet based on nominal TEUs

TEU capacity of the global container ship fleet as of January 1, 2017, based on nominal TEUs

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as of January 1, 2017

Supplementary notes

The existing chartered fleet takes into account ships chartered out by non-operating owners to operators, thus it does not take into account 112 ships for 458,968 teu which are normally owned by an owner-operator but are chartered out to another operator, either for operational reasons (operational exchanges within alliances or partnerships) or because they are surplus to their owners requirements.
The 10,000-13,299 teu segment includes neo-panamax gauge ships with a capacity of 13,300 to 14,000 teus.

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