A prolonged & sustained  slow down in the global economy, spacially from eurozone ,  China, Brazil etc has taken its toll on transportation volumes business and spacially with shipping  The Baltic Dry Index, which is a barometer of shipping activity  (BDI) collapsed from around 11,500 back in 2008 down to 300 by the end of 2015.

But things have been changing. US , India ,  &China has been showing signs sign of improvement & with this baltic dry index is looking up

Presently , Baltic Dry Index is at @ 1091.. May be its a time to look at few quality shipping stocks…