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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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Drewry spend analytics and benchmarking service move online

Drewry spend analytics and benchmarking service move online
Members of the Drewry Benchmarking Club now have access to automated online analytics and benchmarking to support their tender management and cost monitoring processes.

Handysize LPG vessels to be worst performers in 2018

Among the different sizes of LPG ships, the small vessel segment is expected to be the best performer in 2018 while Handysize ships will be the worst, according to Drewry’s latest LPG Forecaster.

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.

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Best Practices in Ocean Freight Tenders Webinar Briefing

Join us on Tues, 24 January 2018 at 0900 GMT or 1600 GMT for an online briefing on best practices in ocean freight tenders. During the webinar, our freight tender and e-procurement experts will share with you some of our experience and strategy, as well as technology tips on preparing, designing and running successful and productive ocean transport events. The session will be hosted by Chas Deller, Senior Consultant at Drewry Supply Chain Advisors and Philip Damas, Director, Head of Drewry S

Container Shipping Market & Freight Rate Trends

Join us for a FREE Drewry online briefing at 0900 or 1700 GMT on Tues 30 January 2018 on the outlook for container shipping and freight rate trends. Hosted by Simon Heaney, Senior Manager, Container Research and Martin Dixon, Head of Research Products.

The Dubai Sugar Conference

Philip Damas to discuss container freight rates and the impact of alliances and carrier mergers.