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On 4 December Drewry will publish its first Bunker Adjustment Factor reference price based on low-sulphur fuel.
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2 Oct: Online technology platforms could help improve vessel utilisation and reduce freight rate volatility, according to a study by Drewry and supply chain technology provider, CyberLogitec.
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Container Market Annual Review and Forecast 2019/20

Container Market Annual Review and Forecast 2019/20


Annual Review and Forecast · Latest release 01 Oct 2019


The container industry is facing more challenging headwinds with gloomier economic outlooks and rising protectionism adding another level of unpredictability to the market. Our Container Market Annual Review and Forecast provides the accuracy, detailed insight and industry knowledge required at such a time.

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The time for higher BAF charges has come

The time for higher BAF charges has come
With the enforcement date of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation now only 6 weeks away, shippers and forwarders are starting to get their chequebooks out to help ocean carriers cover the additional cost of the cleaner, low-sulphur fuel.

ESC, Drewry announce an IMO 2020 BAF transparent indexing mechanism

Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) have published a bunker adjustment factor indexing mechanism to help shippers monitor and control bunker charges in the run-up to and following the introduction of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation.

New risks heap more pressure on beleaguered container market

The mood-music surrounding the container market has deteriorated further in the last three months, resulting in Drewry downgrading its outlook for world container port throughput for the current year and the rest of the five-year horizon, in its latest Container Market Annual Review and Forecast.

Study findings: Drewry believes future online marketplaces could bring mutual benefit to both carriers and shippers

Online technology platforms where shipping lines and their customers can negotiate forward contracts could help improve vessel utilisation levels and reduce freight rate volatility, according to a joint study conducted by global shipping consultancy, Drewry and maritime supply chain technology provider, CyberLogitec.

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Outlook for finished vehicle shipping Briefing

Join us at 0900 GMT or 1600 GMT on Tues, 19 November 2019 for an online briefing on the outlook for finished vehicle shipping. The webinar will provide Drewry’s analysis and projections for finished vehicle trade flows, port trends, car carrier fleet development, freight rate and asset value outlook, as well as industry profitability. The session will be hosted by Tom Ossieur, Head of Car Carrier Research and Martin Dixon, Director, Head of Research Products at Drewry.

Container Ports webinar briefing: The true extent of overseas port investment by Chinese players

Join us at 0900 or 1600 GMT on Tues, 3 December 2019 to find out more on our latest research covering the container ports and terminals market. 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 at Drewry. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.

Optimised Ship Forum London 2019

Join Martin Dixon presenting the latest insights and findings from our Ship Operating Costs report.