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Commentary: What US business post-COVID can learn from shipping post-2008

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The focus on ocean shipping vis-a-vis COVID-19 has been on what the outbreak means to the economy and what the economy means to vessel demand and freight rates. There’s a different way to look at it: by focusing instead on what ocean shipping has to say about the COVID-19-era economy. The global financial crisis in 2008-2009 differs in many ways from the current crisis, but even so, what befell ship owners in the decade after the Great Recession offers telling parallels to what U.S. businesses will likely face in the years ahead.