BTJ 4/16 - Focus: European shipyards' performance in 2015
Publication date: 2016-09-07
Hard fact-based figures on European shipyards' production went down in 2015 again.
However, the industry did not reach the bottom of an empty reservoir, it rather slid into a valley where other climbing paths await.
No one knows how long the new (cruise) way will last, but one thing can almost be taken for granted - if it rapidly turns, the fall won't be as steep as it was in the (container and bulk) past.
Slide's end, climbing's start, by Marek Błuś