Forecast Maximum Size of Container Ships

On 14 March 2012 Alberto Martorana, Associate at Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Ltd. Hong Kong, asked the following question:

Hello! Is anyone aware of any recent paper discussing trends on how large container ships and container quay cranes will get in 10 to 20 years from now? Thank you in advance.

A précis summary of action points suggested by contributors to the Linkedin “Container Terminals, Theories, Practicies, Problems” blog in response to the above question is shown in linked document with some additional points added in red.
14 March 2012 Alberto Martorana – Forecast Maximum Size of Container Ships