DHL Ocean Freight Market Update – September 2023

Find out the latest developments of the global ocean freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
  • Vessel deliveries reached almost 300’000 TEU in June and will likely remain high over the next months.
  • The new CII and EEXI regulations have created some 'artificial' tonnage demand through mandated slow steaming, but cargo volumes will not grow enough to absorb all new deliveries.
  • Global schedule reliability decreased for the first time this year by -2.5 ptp to 64.3 percent.
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