German shipbroker Hanse Bereederung believes the party may be over for top-dollar container ship sale-and-purchase deals as the market cools.

And buyers of tankers may also be finding purchases harder to justify as asset prices rise.

The Schoeller Group-controlled company’s director of chartering and S&P, Alexandros Karydis, told TradeWinds that many boxship owners have been thinking of moving into other vessel markets over the past few months.