Overcapacity for container lines on the horizon again...

Analysts are pointing recently to growing rates for containers on the market and 2017 being the record earnings year for container lines, over the past few years. At the same time it seems that the overcapacity is on the horizon again, which may mean that the boom for container lines will not last long. What can that mean? That they will try and maximize their profits in the short term as much as possible, having the potential of overcapacity on the horizon. Or at least they will try (not that they have not regularly and constantly month by month so far...). That may mean sharp rate increases, or at least attempts to achieve them. Will they succeed?...

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