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Outlook 2018

Outlook 2018: Prologue of a new era

The year 2018 will see an about-turn from looking back a decade to looking forward a decade; that transformation will separate the progressives from the regressives

Technology and Innovation Annual Outlook Shipbuilding

Container ports: Facing up to an age of maturity

Moderate growth will become the 'new normal', as China's influence on the port sector grows

Containers Annual Outlook Ports and Logistics

Crude tankers: Hope of bottoming out

Minor recovery expected despite risks from oversupply and extended Opec cut

Tankers and Gas Annual Outlook The Intelligence

Dry bulk: Why the Year of the Dog can wag its tail

For the first time in several years, the demand and supply equilibrium should be restored

Dry Bulk Annual Outlook China

Product tankers: Bulls are arriving… hopefully

Long-awaited recovery may be realised finally as stock drawdown continues and fleet growth slows

Products Annual Outlook Tankers and Gas

Infographic: Outlook 2018 in numbers

Explore some of the numbers behind the analysis and forecasts for 2018, including infographics and interactive charts

Market Outlooks Annual Outlook

Fleet overview: The year of recovery, finally?

Economic and trade growth could outstrip fleet expansion in more optimistic scenarios

Shipbuilding Annual Outlook The Intelligence

LPG: Light at the end of tunnel

Freight improvement on the cards as demand and supply rebalance

LPG Annual Outlook The Intelligence

Container lines: Prospects brighten against backdrop of more consolidation

Merger and acquisition activity will continue to reshape the box trades in the coming year

Containers Annual Outlook Europe

Finance: The future might lie in the past

With leasing growing its footprint in shipping, the industry should learn from a past financial crisis

Finance Annual Outlook The Intelligence

Regulation: A turning point in the environment debate

Shipping needs to step up its efforts to join the fight against climate change

Regulation Annual Outlook The Intelligence

Shipbuilding: Stage set for yards' game of survival

Despite the market bottoming out, more yards face the death knell

Shipbuilding Annual Outlook Ship Recycling

LNG: Sweet mix of supply-demand fundamentals

Spot rates set to soar on market tightness as tonne-miles increase

LNG Annual Outlook United States