The renewal of the Jones Act liner fleet is marching on, although it is unclear whether this may be the final innings in the string of ordering.

After the second of two LNG-powered containerships ordered by TOTE Maritime hit the water this year, the three other players in the US domestic containership and conro trades are building or planning to build ships that could represent more than $2bn in additional investment for a sector with a plethora of ageing vessels.