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Shipping has always been a volatile business, one that is tightly linked to the business cycle. However, the recent global financial and economic crisis that started in 2008 is unprecedented. Industry revenues followed booming world trade fairly closely up until mid-2008, with the ClarkSea index of freight rates reaching its peak at the end of 2007...
The German “KG System” is an almost unique national model to finance ships. It has been one of the cornerstones of the resurgence of the German merchant fleet after World War II. Germany counts today the largest container shipping fleet in the world. The vehicle to finance this remarkable growth has been the KG. The article investigates the histori...
This book is a major work that focuses exclusively on ship finance and includes contributions on the increasingly complex field of ship finance, which has over the last two decades become a key aspect in the world of shipping and ship owning. The book offers an enlightening mix of theoretical analysis and well-founded practical insights into the da...