The subject of large container ships is discussed in this September 5, 2012 Canadian Sailings article. The article Big, young ships flex container muscles suggests that mammoth container ships are expected to have huge impacts on international shipping, global supply chains and marine transportation in the coming years. Industry insiders don’t expect these gargantuan vessels, capable of carrying 15,000 or more standard containers, to call at Canadian ports any time soon.
Mr. Darryl Anderson and Mr. Phil Davies among other interviewees anticipate that the huge ships will have a “cascading effect” in which they bump other large vessels off the Asia-Europe trade lanes and into service between Asia and North America. Read the article to capture the full insights of the Wave Point Consulting team members and share your opinion on the subject of large container ships will impact Canadian ports and service to freight shippers.