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What every entrepreneur should know — but is afraid to ask

Shipping is asking basic questions of entrepreneurs, the most obvious of which is: What is the return on investment? The industry needs gazelles not unicorns; gazelles need industry expertise to grow

Being agile and talented are not enough for an entrepreneur in maritime. A degree of commercial shrewdness is vital, plus an ability to see the long-term vision. A two-year time horizon will not cut it

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