Donald Trump: what effect has he had on the maritime industries over the last four years?

By Justin Stares, Editor, The Maritime Watch

The Egmont Palace in Brussels, an ornate, neoclassical building, hosted a downbeat dinner for port industry executives in November 2016.

Diners were depressed by Donald Trump's election and the Brexit vote, which, they agreed, marked an **unwel...

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