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Is there a tech bubble ahead for shipping?

Lars Jensen, SeaIntelligence Consulting, is troubled by the dramatic value increases in new tech companies, particularly within shipping. One company has increased by 1,000 percent in three months.

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The dramatic value increases experienced by a wave of new digital companies within shipping look suspiciously like the beginning of a price bubble, says Lars Jensen from SeaIntelligence Consulting.

In a LinkedIn post, the analyst points to several examples of companies, developing new technologies, seeing their value surge in record time to a level which could end up far too optimistic.

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