Unlike the decline in shipping markets, the market for container is still a growing market. Operators need to focus on their core business, namely the operating of ships and leave the management around the container boxes to leasing companies. These in turn require investors like the Aves One AG to buy the equipment.
The development of prices of new sea containers is cyclical and varies in a range between $ 1,300 and $ 2,950 since of 2003. The average new construction price for a 20 foot standard container is $ 2,059 (since 2003). Currently, there is the new construction price at the lower end of the corridor, which means challenging market conditions for long-term and large market participants. This in turn provides opportunistic and countercyclical entry opportunities for Aves One.