The Baltic Exchange and Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) webinar on the theme of economics, for Asia will be taking place on 13 May 2020 at 12pm Singapore (Shanghai and Hong Kong).
David K. Jordan, Regional Director, Asia, Maritime Strategies International will be presenting; ‘Shipping cycles and the impact of COVID-19 on the shipping industry’.
The cyclical nature of shipping has long been acknowledged as an integral part of the industry. An understanding of where we sit in the current cycle is vital to formulating an outlook.
What happens when Black Swan events disrupt the normal patterns? Indeed, we live in extraordinary times. COVID-19 has disrupted many aspects of our day-to-day life, including the shipping markets. In this webinar, we will look at the impact COVID-19 has had on the shipping markets, and place them in the context of the current cycle.
Using MSI’s unique brand of scenario-based analysis, we will then explore how COVID-19 and other factors may influence the markets moving forwards.
The presentation will cover:
• An introduction to Shipping Cycles
• The status of the Markets at End 2019
• The effect of COVID-19 on: bulk carrier, containership and tanker markets
• Other factors affecting the long-term outlook of the market
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The webinars in this series will be free of charge and open to all.