Ports Still Attractive Investments, but Risk is on the Rise

Ports Still Attractive Investments, but Risk is on the Rise

PENSION and infrastructure funds continue to view the port sector as a safe investment bet, according to Mercator International partner Steve Rothberg. However, he says concerns are growing over high-risk investments being made to handle big ships.

Mr Rothberg highlighted that investment in bigger, wider and faster cranes, longer quays, deeper berths and the like to meet the requirements of ultra large containerships has not gone unnoticed by funding schemes, which have invested heavily in the port industry for over a decade on the back of healthy returns.

For more, read the Lloyd’s List article here.