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Maritime research and consulting services

We are a leading independent provider of research and consulting services to the maritime and shipping industry, employing over 100 professionals across an international network of offices in London, Delhi, Singapore and Shanghai.

Our Capabilities

Who we are

What sets us apart

Our heritage

Leadership

Who we are

We provide our services through four business units: Maritime Research, Maritime Advisors, Supply Chain Advisors and Maritime Financial Research.

These divisions, combined, support the operational and strategic needs of an elite and diverse client base of maritime and shipping industry stakeholders.

Maritime Research

Our Maritime Research provides the robust analysis and balanced opinion those within shipping, finance and logistics need to make informed business decisions. 
The range of titles and reports we publish keep our clients up to date on every key maritime sector, from dry bulk to chemicals and from LPG to containers, with detailed analysis and insightful commentary on past, present and future sector performance.
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Supply Chain Advisors

Our Supply Chain Advisors focus on advising users of international multi-modal transport services, taking our extensive understanding of the industry and applying it to all stages of the supply chain. We offer a range of procurement support services that empower importers and exporters, providing them with the tools, resources and tailored advice they need to more effectively manage their transport service providers and international supply chains.
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Maritime Advisors

Our Maritime Advisors offer a wealth of experience across the maritime sectors and lead the industry in their respective areas of specialisation. Sector expertise covers; ports, bulk shipping, liner shipping, shipyards, RoRo and technical ship management.
Our combination of deep sector understanding, technical expertise and market leading insight enables us to be confident in our actions and ability to deliver the right results for our clients.
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Maritime Financial Research

Combining our market-leading resources with seasoned sector expertise we now offer a highly differentiated and comprehensive range of investment and financial research services to lenders and prospective investors in publicly listed maritime and shipping companies. The full service of reports, supporting resources and sector orientated webinars provides our clients with the most complete picture of the organisations under coverage as is possible.
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We serve our global client base from offices in London, Delhi, Singapore and Shanghai

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The number of countries in which we have delivered advisory services since 2010

257

The average, monthly number of press and industry articles featuring our market research in 2015

400

Our Maritime Advisors have worked on more than 400 port assignments in the last 10 years

Why Drewry?

Our combination of sector knowledge, rich market insight and commercial awareness sets us apart and enables us to consistently deliver the performance, profitability and competitive advantage our clients seek.

Rich heritage

From our origins in 1970 London to a 21st century maritime and shipping consultancy, Drewry has established itself as one of the most widely used and respected sources of impartial market insight and analysis.

Combined intelligence

We combine timely and relevant market analysis with industry-leading technical expertise to provide our clients with real commercial value and competitive advantage. Our understanding comes not only from being close to the sectors we serve but also from working with our clients and giving them a balanced, highly practical and commercial perspective. 

Independence

Our voice is our own and is not defined or influenced by others. This impartiality and objectivity has cemented our reputation as an indispensable industry reference. 

Insight and intelligence

Our depth of industry knowledge and market understanding provides the foundation for everything we do. It is in our DNA.

Our Capabilities

Our heritage

For more than 45 years, we've been charting and analysing the world's maritime markets. Here are some of the key milestones that defined the journey towards Drewry becoming the primary source of insight and advice to the global maritime and shipping industry.
1970

Drewry established

Drewry established in London by George Drewry, a Paris based tanker broker, to provide independent market research services to the maritime and shipping industry. Learn More
1975

Shipping Insight launched

Drewry launches ’Shipping Insight’, the original, monthly, independent analysis of the world’s shipping markets. Learn More
2002

Container terminal 'bible' launched

Drewry launches the ’ARGCTO’. We were the first and remain the only company publishing an annual ‘industry bible’ for the container terminal sector. Learn More
2004

Drewry launches advisory services division

Extends client offering to include bespoke research and advisory service capability with the launch of Drewry Maritime Advisors. Learn More
2005

Carrier Performance Insight introduced

The first independent consultancy to publish liner schedule reliability rankings. Learn More
2006

Container spot market freight rate index

The first to publish benchmark container spot market freight rates. Subsequently to evolve into our widely referenced online Container Freight Rate Insight service. Learn More
2007

Drewry Supply Chain Advisors launched

Second advisory division opened, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors - offering support to ocean freight procurement and logistics teams within multinational retainers and manufacturers. Learn More
2013

Launches new investment research service

Our Maritime Equity Research division opens in London, offering an independent investment research service on listing companies in the maritime and shipping industry. Learn More
2014

Drewry Benchmarking Club formed

Drewry launches Benchmarking Club, a closed user group for importers and exporters - allowing members to compare contract freight rates against their peers. Learn More
2016

Launches eSOFS™

Drewry Supply Chain Advisors launches eSOFS™, an innovative e-sourcing and event management solution for ocean freight procurement teams. Learn More

Global offices

United Kingdom

15-17 Christopher Street
London EC2A 2BS
United Kingdom
T +44 20 7538 0191

India

209 Vipul Square
Sushant Lok - 1
Gurgaon 122009 India
T +91 124 497 4979

Singapore

#13-02 Tower Fifteen
15 Hoe Chiang Road
Singapore 089316
T +65 6220 9890

China

Unit D01, Level 10,
Shinmay Union Square
Tower 2, 506 Shangcheng Road
Pudong, Shanghai, China 200120
T +86 (0)21 5081 0508

For further information call us on +44 20 7538 0191 or email enquiries@drewry.co.uk

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