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Shipping’s lack of capital could flatten the boom-bust cycle

A shortage of willing investors in the shipping industry might not be such a bad thing, said investment firm executives at this week’s Marine Money event in New York. Panellists contemplated a shift of expectations from double-digit gains and losses to single-digit, but predictable returns, with better capital and risk management

Shipping has had debt too cheap for a very long period of time, said Breakwater Capital chief executive Andreas Povlsen.

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