Land in sight – Charter market for container ships of the greatest shipping crisis of modern times is coming to the end. The number of unemployed worldwide these vessels has been more than halved within a few months. The market for container ships benefits the world economy recovering rapidly and the noticeably robust increase in the volume of world trade. Higher volumes of envelope and a strong increase in demand for tonnage year period already provided for a significant increase of in Charter rates. In particular, the Charter rates for container ships with a capacity of approximately 4,500 TEU exploded to more than 200 percent between February and may.
The first charterer Dodge already ships with smaller tonnage, fueling so also significantly increasing Charter rates in this segment. For further sustainable growth in the ongoing market adjustment and corresponding adjustment speaks also of supply and demand by the onset in 2009 increased scrapping of older ships and the increasing shift or cancellation planned new buildings. Despite the employment situation is brightening and optimistic forecasts, the recovery remains however fragile. Because despite the incipient recovery Charter revenue across its width, range in the short term only to cover operating costs and interest rates. Only in a sustainable recovery, so constant economic and trade volume growth while avoiding over-capacity, yields should be from 2012 high enough to earn also repayment and dividends. Yet already some ships benefit from the trend reversal looming and drive already economically. About AAD Fund discount GmbH, the AAD Fund discount GmbH is an independent fund placement firm based in the university town of Marburg. It offers investors the opportunity to earn over 9,000 mutual funds and virtually all closed-end funds at discount rates without subscription fee.