Year-to-date feeder ship newbuilding tally exceeds 100 with Wan Hai orders.
A high number of ships have been sold in recent months, weakening fundamentals impact on market.
Liner operator’s main shareholder appears to be losing patience with poor earnings.
Before the peak-season profit boost, its financial performance had been lagging far behind that of the previous year.
Continuing question marks over Tanzania’s mega-port project have given local rivals the chance to join the race to dominate the container trade in east Africa.