Polls Archive

Should IMO consider pausing its interim GHG strategy if it is clear that it is causing newbuildings to be delayed?

  • Yes (17%, 10 Votes)
  • No (83%, 48 Votes)

Total Voters: 58

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:34 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Will the industry ever solve its diversity problem?

  • Yes (9%, 5 Votes)
  • No (57%, 33 Votes)
  • What diversity problem? (34%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 58

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:33 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What is the most important characteristic of a successful shipping magnate?

  • Vision (59%, 62 Votes)
  • Energy (9%, 9 Votes)
  • Technical ability (14%, 15 Votes)
  • Luck (9%, 9 Votes)
  • Ruthlessness (8%, 8 Votes)
  • Rage (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 105

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What will be the price spread between VLSFO and HSFO by the end of the year?

  • Less than $50 (7%, 9 Votes)
  • $51 - $100 (18%, 23 Votes)
  • $101 - $150 (21%, 27 Votes)
  • $151 - $200 (19%, 24 Votes)
  • $201 - $250 (17%, 22 Votes)
  • More than $250 (8%, 10 Votes)
  • HSFO to be more expensive than VLSFO (10%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 126

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:31 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Will the 2020s prove more profitable for shipowners than the previous decade?

  • Yes (47%, 42 Votes)
  • No (53%, 47 Votes)

Total Voters: 89

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:23 pm
End Date: No Expiry

2019 was a very low year for vessel orders. When do you anticipate ship ordering to pick up again?

  • This year (6%, 5 Votes)
  • Next year (27%, 22 Votes)
  • 2022 (28%, 23 Votes)
  • No time soon (39%, 33 Votes)

Total Voters: 83

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:22 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Will the proportion of the global fleet on long-term charters increase as more expensive alternatively fuelled ships are ordered?

  • Yes (64%, 32 Votes)
  • No (36%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 50

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:22 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do human rights matter in the supply chain, or is it a commercial distraction?

  • Yes, human rights matter (72%, 47 Votes)
  • No, commercial distraction (28%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 65

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:21 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which carrier is furthest down the line towards digitalisation?

  • CMA CGM (10%, 10 Votes)
  • Cosco (10%, 10 Votes)
  • Evergreen (4%, 4 Votes)
  • Hapag-Lloyd (7%, 7 Votes)
  • HMM (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Maersk (39%, 39 Votes)
  • MSC (9%, 9 Votes)
  • ONE (9%, 9 Votes)
  • Zim (10%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 101

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:19 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Will the additional costs of either IMO2020 compliant fuel or scrubber capex continue to be reimbursed from 2020 Q2 and onwards?

  • Yes (61%, 23 Votes)
  • No (39%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 38

Start Date: January 15, 2020 @ 2:08 pm
End Date: No Expiry