For the next year or so, prospects for the global shipping market look stable, says Moody's, though the credit rating bureau also projects differences in the various segments.
For the dry bulk segment, Moody's expects that demand will exceed supply by 1 percent in 2018. While for the container market the bureau anticipates a demand that will be supported by a broad macro economic growth and trade growth, though freight rates are not expected to experience continued significant increases.
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