Deloitte regards Covid-19 as merely the first in a series of major disruptors in shipping

Covid-19 has had and still has a major impact on global shipping. However, according to Deloitte, the pandemic may very well represent only the first in a series of severe disruptors, which the industry must deal with this decade.

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If the shipping industry is of the opinion that Covid-19 has been and still is a vehement challenge, it might as well get used to the notion that the pandemic is only the first in a series of huge disruptors to occur in this decade.

That is at least how Deloitte, one of the biggest consultancy firms in the world, sees that a myriad of abrupt changes in the form of conflicts – political or armed – hurricanes and floods, not to mention technological disruptors will reshape the commercial landscape entirely during the coming years.

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