World Shipping Crisis?

By: Ian Campbell | Tue, Aug 28, 2012
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Why read: Because shipping activity arguably is a particularly good predictor of things to come in the near-term.

Commentary: Apparently German shipping experts believe two-thirds of Germany's marine fleet is in financial distress - this in circumstances where it is said that German shipping companies control 40% of the world's container business. At the same time, there are reports that;

While I am sure there is a lot more underlying information and data on the current and prospective state of the world's shipping industry than I am portraying above, I suggest that in addition to reading the referenced article you consider:

Topical Reference: World shipping crisis threatens German dominance as Greeks win long game, from The Telegraph, August 13, 2012 - reading time 2 minutes.



Ian Campbell

Author: Ian Campbell

Ian R. Campbell, FCA, FCBV
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Through his website and his Business Transition & Valuation Review newsletter Ian R. Campbell shares his perspectives on business transition, business valuation and world economic and financial markets influences on those two topics. A recognized business valuation and transition authority, he founded Toronto based Campbell Valuation Partners Limited (1976). He currently is working to bring his business valuation and transition experience to both business owners and their advisors in our new economic, business and financial markets normal.

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