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17 November 2017: Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18 is now available to purchase.
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November 2017: Tanker Shipping update Further reductions in crude stocking by China in 2018 could leave as many as 13 VLCCs unemployed.
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November 2017: LNG Shipping Update - Spot market to suffer as Egypt slashes demand.
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Container Market Annual Review
October 2017: The definitive container industry forecaster is now available to purchase online.
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Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18

Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18


Annual Review and Forecast · Latest release 16 Nov 2017


One of Drewry’s flagship reports, Ship Operating Costs 2017/18 provides one of the most complete annual assessments of ship operating costs available in a single source. The report contains historical data for the period 2012 to 2017; assessments for 2017 and forecasts to 2022.

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Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster (Annual Subscription)


Quarterly Forecaster · Latest release 16 Oct 2017


Written by one of the sector’s leading experts our Multipurpose Shipping Market Review & Forecaster provides an unparalleled depth of market analysis. This subscription package comprise the annual market review together with quarterly sector updates.

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Ship operating costs stabilise as market recovery lifts pressure

Ship operating costs stabilise as market recovery lifts pressure
The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual.

Slowdown in China’s crude stoking activity to hurt tonnage demand in the crude tanker shipping market in 2018

Crude tanker freight rates are expected to decline further in 2018 following a sharp decline in 2017, according to Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster.

Drewry announces appointment of new Senior Quantitative Economist

Drewry appoints Mario O. Moreno as Senior Quantitative Economist.

A better outlook for chemical tankers

Subdued ordering and a narrowing in the tonnage supply-demand gap from late 2018 is expected to support a recovery in the chemical shipping market, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

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Intermodal Europe

Drewry to present the outlook for global container shipping.

Global Container Port Industry Briefing

Join us at 0900 GMT on Tues, 5 December 2017 for an online briefing on the key trends and developments in the global container port and terminal industry. The session will be hosted by Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst in Drewry’s Ports and Terminals practice and Martin Dixon, Director - Head of Research Products. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference

Neil Davidson to speak in the opening session discussing Drewry’s outlook for the sector.