Yard Talk | Another rough year ahead?
A dim market outlook and unpredictable path to future fuels will give owners and financiers good reason to hesitate when pondering any large newbuilding plans next year or even beyond. Many operators have bided their time. They are unlikely to mind waiting a bit longer to see how things will develop
Most shipbuilders have had a rough time in 2019, but next year is unlikely to be any better for the building fraternity as owners’ ordering appetites will continue to be curbed by uncertainties about shipping demand and the unpredictability of what the best fuel might be under the new rules on exhaust gas emissions