Hear what the world’s most famous shipping analyst thinks about the three main shipping markets in the latest installment of Splash TV. Clarkson Research’s Dr Martin Stopford was in conversation with Splash columnist Neville Smith, the founder of Mariner Communications, in the opening session of the Maritime CEO Forum, held in Hong Kong 12 days ago.
The Clarkson analyst said shipping was “past the trough” with the shipyard orderbook finally coming down. Recovery at the moment was slow, and a key to a sustained uptick would be in shipbuilding capacity.
The Maritime CEO Forum Hong Kong was sponsored by Anglo-Eastern, Cobham, Dualog, DVB Bank, Liberian Registry, RightShip, Veritas Petroleum Services, and V.Ships Agency.
The high level, by invite only Maritime CEO Forum returns to Singapore on March 13.