The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the greatest shocks to the modern world, disrupting people’s lives, the way societies and economies operate and how trade is done.

Shipping markets have been thrown into turmoil and are struggling to operate properly, even where they have benefited in the bulk and container sectors.

This edition of the TradeWinds magazine, TW+, unpicks not just the changes that have occurred over the past 20 months, but investigates how shipping is still being reshaped, and tries to find out what the permanent effects may be.