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Strong US economy bodes well for container trade, Drewry says

From the JOC:

A strengthening U.S. economy will continue to generate strong container volumes this year despite weak headwall demand during the latter stages of 2014, according to Drewry Maritime Research.

Carriers were paying more attention to broader economic indicators rather than to shorter-term slack season lifting statistics in order to gauge whether 2015 will […]