Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 08/2010

Ship Financing: Surviving The Stress Test

Nazery Khalid

September 2009

Maritime Institute of Malaysia


Nazery Khalid, Senior Fellow at MIMA’s Center of Maritime Economics and Industries outlines the impacts of the credit crunch emanating from the financial crisis on ship financing. Despite the gloomy outlook for the shipping sector in the near term, he emphasizes that a long term perspective is needed to evaluate the worth of the shipping industry as an investment potential.