Sunday, May 11, 2014

SUPPLY CHAINS & MEGA SHIPS

Much of the mega ship scenarios seem to assume that everything stays the same as to origins-destinations.  What if it does not?  What Turkey grows its role in cargo movement, either manufacturing and/or transshipment?  Or Mexico?  Or somewhere in the GCC?  Or? Where are the mega ports to handle the mega ships?  What happens to the idyllic vessel utilization under these types of scenarios?  And what happens next year as more mega capacity comes on line with present trade activity?