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Our comprehensive annual report analysing the trade in new and used "finished vehicles", including cars commercial vehicles is available to purchase online.
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October 2018: Our flagship container market review includes; World container trade and port volumes · Global supply and demand · Trade Route analysis · Freight rates and carrier financials · The charter market and S&P and much more...
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We’ve combined our new BAF formula with fuel cost benchmarking services to help BCOs better understand and mitigate fuel cost increases.
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October 2018: Drewry survey into IMO low-sulphur rule change exposes widespread concern about lack of fuel cost transparency.
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10 October 2018: Will sanctions prove to be a spoilsport for tanker owners this winter?
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Could owner consolidation help correct tonnage oversupply in the multipurpose shipping sector?

Could owner consolidation help correct tonnage oversupply in the multipurpose shipping sector?

Container equipment supply pressure easing

Container equipment supply pressure easing

Will sanctions be a spoilsport for tanker owners this winter?

Will sanctions be a spoilsport for tanker owners this winter?

Prospects for the multipurpose shipping sector are improving

Prospects for the multipurpose shipping sector are improving

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Dry Bulk Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

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Quarterly Forecaster · Latest release 06 Nov 2018


Drewry’s recently revamped Dry Bulk Forecaster provides five year forecasts, assessments of charter activity freight rates and forecasts of Handymax, Handysize, Panamax, and VLOC supply and demand. All quarterly report updates are accompanied by tables and charts in MS Excel format. A Dry Bulk Forecaster annual subscription now includes FREE Monthly Supplements.

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Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2018/19

Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2018/19


Annual Review and Forecast · Latest release 24 Oct 2018


The most comprehensive analysis of the key trends and issues impacting the specialist car carrier sector, answering the “why” and “implications” for key industry stakeholders.

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Car carriers on the up despite rising uncertainty

Car carriers on the up despite rising uncertainty
Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its recovery from the trough of 2016, supported by improving utilisation, according to the Drewry’s Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast report.

Drewry launches ‘Cost Impact Calculator’ to help shippers prepare for and better understand fuel costs post-IMO 2020

Responding to the needs of Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) ahead of the IMO 2020 global emission regulation, Drewry announces the addition of a new BAF formula and fuel cost benchmarking service to its range of ocean freight procurement support services.

Liner balance postponed

A gloomier world economic outlook and rising trade tensions have forced Drewry to downgrade its forecast for container demand over the next five years, according to the latest Container Forecaster.

Drewry survey: IMO 2020 low-sulphur rule exposes widespread concern about lack of fuel cost transparency

Our recent survey exposes considerable unease among global shippers/beneficial cargo owners and freight forwarders ahead of the IMO’s 2020 global emissions regulations, due to come into force on 1 Jan 2020.

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TOC Americas 2018

Drewry to present our trade outlook for the Americas.

Outlook for finished vehicle shipping Briefing

Join us at 0900 GMT or 1600 GMT on Tues, 20 November 2018 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, car carrier fleet development, freight rate and asset value developments, 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: What container vessel cascading is heading for ports?

Join us at 0900 or 1600 GMT on Tues, 11 Dec 2018 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.