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Infographic: 50 Years of Containerships

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An infographic released by Allianz recently gives an in-depth account of containership growth over the last 50 years.

PTI previously published an article on the evolution of the containership, based on the work of Dr Jean-Paul Rodrigue of Hofstra University in the US.

According to the infographic, container ship sizes have increased by approximately 1200% since 1968.

The MSC Oscar and MSC Oliver were introduced in 2015, each with a capacity of 19,224 TEU.

This size is set to be overtaken, with a recent announcement by Hong Kong-based shipping line OOCL that it has placed an order for six 21,000 TEU mega-ships with shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries.

See below for the infographic:

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