A low oil price and a weak starting point. These two things set the stage for growth for five segments in the shipping industry, as recommended by DNB in an analysis of the market at the turn of the year.
FSRUs (Floating Storage and Regasification Units) represent the first shipping segment predicted to face good times in 2015.
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