Neil Dekker gained first-hand experience of the container shipping industry working for a large liner agency in London where he led several commercial teams and serviced the operational and sales requirements of many international commodity clients. He traveled extensively in Asia and interviewed numerous leading industry stakeholders in his role as Asian editor for Containerisation International magazine. He has also co-authored industry reports on supply, freight rates, and the intra-Asian and Chinese shipping markets. He specializes in strategic analysis of the major industry players and has a deep understanding of vessel deployments and activity, trade flows, and how this impacts the freight rate markets.
Patrik Berglund, CEO, Xeneta
[01:06] Is the situation as gloomy as the media portrays it?
[04:16] Decline in volumes and congestion are being reported. Will we see a new Hanjin situation?
[10:00] Outlook for carriers. Is it a shipper market? A carrier market?