Polls Archive

The ship of the future will require more sophisticated skillsets from seafarers than is the case today

  • Agree (79%, 50 Votes)
  • Disagree (21%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 63

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:40 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you think there will be enough low sulphur fuel available for shipping by 2020?

  • Yes (41%, 31 Votes)
  • No (59%, 44 Votes)

Total Voters: 75

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:38 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is LNG as a ship fuel an interim or permanent solution to shipping’s green issues?

  • Not a solution (29%, 16 Votes)
  • Interim solution (36%, 20 Votes)
  • Permanent solution (35%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 56

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:37 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is the ship tech sector entering bubble territory?

  • Yes (66%, 25 Votes)
  • No (34%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 38

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:37 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What’s the smartest ship investment in 2018 with a view to flipping vessels?

  • Handysize bulkers (42%, 24 Votes)
  • Chemical tankers (14%, 8 Votes)
  • Sub-3,000 teu boxships (12%, 7 Votes)
  • LPG carriers (32%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 57

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:36 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are Vladimir Putin's plans to increase traffic along the Northern Sea Route tenfold by 2025 realistic?

  • Yes (61%, 40 Votes)
  • No (39%, 26 Votes)

Total Voters: 66

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:36 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Has President Trump been good for international shipping to date?

  • Yes (15%, 12 Votes)
  • No (53%, 43 Votes)
  • No difference (32%, 26 Votes)

Total Voters: 81

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is ship finance too focused on the here and now rather than seeking counter cyclical opportunities?

  • Yes (85%, 44 Votes)
  • No (15%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 52

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which of the world’s largest shipowning nations is best at reading shipping cycles?

  • Greece (58%, 80 Votes)
  • Japan (0%, 0 Votes)
  • China (3%, 4 Votes)
  • Norway (15%, 21 Votes)
  • Singapore (8%, 11 Votes)
  • Germany (4%, 5 Votes)
  • UK (4%, 5 Votes)
  • South Korea (1%, 2 Votes)
  • Germany (4%, 5 Votes)
  • Hong Kong (3%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 137

Start Date: March 26, 2018 @ 3:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry