Tank container production increases

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The production of tank containers has recovered after falling by 30% during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. The International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) said that demand has recovered, resulting in tank container production reaching a high of 67,800 units in 2022.

More freight forwarders have also started transporting tank containers, with 240 companies as of January this year, up slightly from 235 a year ago.

Stolt-Nielsen unit Stolt Tank Containers remains the largest tank container operator, with 47,000 units, followed by Hayer Group with 39,900 units, Newport with 38,500 units and China Railway Logistics with 27,500 units.

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