Looking at the sector, the long-established area has a long history of data dating back two centuries. Moreover, investors won’t be blindside by technological advances ass they are relatively easy to predict.

Nevertheless, the shipping sector faces some risks, including a potential global slowdown or currency disruptions, which could both diminish trade volumes and pressure shipping rates.

Guggenheim Global Shipping ETF

For more information on the shipping sector, visit our shipping category.

Max Chen contributed to this article.