Financially, for ocean carriers will 2018 look like 2011-2016?

Financially, for ocean carriers will 2018 look like 2011-2016?

Led by the above-trend growth in the United States, the global economic expansion continues. That should make 2018 a promising year for container shipping, right? Not quite. Consider: ocean carriers' perennial efforts to increase market share, rising fuel costs, ditto for charter/feeder/inland costs, and the threat of a trade war.