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ASIS Issues Newbuilding Forecast To '97

Association for Structural Improvement of the Shipbuilding Industry of Japan Report Details of Tanker, Bulk Carrier Demand The Association for Structural Improvement of the Shipbuilding Industry (ASIS) of Japan started research on the worldwide shipbuilding demand in 1991 to provide information on trends in the shipbuilding demand.

The final report in English is not yet completed, but full details of the finished report will be published in the June edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News.

ASIS used two scenarios, combined with prevailing and predicted world economic conditions, to provide its detailed analysis of the shipbuilding and supply market for the next three years.

Trends in shipbuilding orders, completion and ship supply and demand balance were simulated in the following two cases: • Case A: the conventional ship ordering and order receiving pattern bringing with speculative ordering upon the market recovery; • Case B: Shipbuilding capacity will be also expanded.

For additional information on obtaining the report, Circle 135 on Reader Service Card

 
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