Analysis of Shipping Industry Essays

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|1 |Critically assess the key drivers of the Shipping Industry. |1 |
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|2 |To what extent are firms in the Shipping Industry likely to achieve what Hitt et al., |6 |
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| | | |(Source: Kulwant Singh et al., 2010, Pg 111) |
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| | | |- When fuel prices rose to about $750 per ton in mid 2008, it accounted as much as 60% of the |
| | | |total cost of operating a mid-sized liner. (Source: Kulwant Singh et al., 2010, Pg 116) |
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|- Rises in fuel price | |√ |- This will erode the profitability of the shipping firms due to high fixed capital cost. |
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