Polls Archive

Which is more likely? The five-year forecast of a shipping analyst is correct, or within five years we find proof of alien lifeforms?

  • Analyst (18%, 19 Votes)
  • Alien (82%, 86 Votes)

Total Voters: 105

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:31 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you feel the global economy is close to repeating 2008’s financial crisis?

  • Yes (57%, 78 Votes)
  • No (43%, 60 Votes)

Total Voters: 138

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:31 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What shipbroking role will disappear first thanks to technology?

  • S&P (15%, 23 Votes)
  • Chartering (36%, 54 Votes)
  • None (49%, 72 Votes)

Total Voters: 149

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Shipping’s innovation appetite is stymied by the need for quick ROI

  • Agree (82%, 62 Votes)
  • Disagree (18%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 76

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which sector will scrap most ships this year?

  • Bulker (49%, 72 Votes)
  • Container (30%, 44 Votes)
  • Tanker (21%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 147

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are secondhand ship valuations actually linked to earnings?

  • Yes (62%, 58 Votes)
  • No (38%, 36 Votes)

Total Voters: 94

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should liners continue to enjoy their block exemption regulation (BER) when it comes up for renewal with the European Commission next April?

  • Yes (36%, 22 Votes)
  • No (64%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 61

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:29 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Would the Baltic Exchange serve the markets better by going down the ‘last done’ route, like equities markets, rather than its existing broker panel system?

  • Yes (65%, 42 Votes)
  • No (35%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 65

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:26 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What percentage of the global fleet will be non-compliant during the first year of the sulphur cap?

  • 0-5% (12%, 20 Votes)
  • 6-10% (12%, 20 Votes)
  • 11-15% (11%, 19 Votes)
  • 16-20% (15%, 26 Votes)
  • 20+% (50%, 83 Votes)

Total Voters: 168

Start Date: April 16, 2019 @ 3:25 pm
End Date: No Expiry