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Container Shipping: Benchmarking Club

How do your contract rates compare? Join our Benchmarking Club and confidentially compare your contract shipping costs against your peers based on shipper-only, buy-rate comparisons.

"Benchmarking Club benefits us... both in terms of peace of mind and as an active tool for procurement."
  
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Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Container Research
Subrata Behera

Subrata Behera

Manager - Ports and Container Research

Container Shipping


Latest opinion: 30 May 2019

Final countdown to 2020: How one BCO handled the IMO 2020 rule change
In a little over 6 months the new IMO low-sulphur rule will come into effect. Few contest the change will have anything other than far-reaching consequences for the global container shipping industry and its users, but many BCOs remain uncertain about the full impact of the new regulation on fuel costs, contracts and transit times.

08 Jan 2019: What does 2019 hold for the container port industry?
As the new year comes in, here are some thoughts from Drewry on what the key issues and trends will be in the container ports and terminals sector in 2019.

16 Oct 2018: Container equipment supply pressure easing
The rush to catch up with container equipment demand following the shortfall of 2016 has largely played itself out, with 2018 promising to be a year of record production.



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Our container shipping practice is widely respected in the industry. These sector specialists manage one of the most comprehensive sources of container shipping market data and freight rate benchmarking intelligence available.

A diverse and elite group of industry stakeholders from shippers to carriers, port authorities, investors and financial intermediaries rely on our research resources, sector expertise and commercial experience to help inform decisions, reduce costs and drive performance improvement. 

Our consultants regularly advise shipping lines on new trade lane market opportunities, review business plans for lenders, provide vessel investment appraisals to investors and commercial due diligence for container lessors. Meanwhile, our financial research specialists provide actionable insight on the top container shipping lines and equipment manufacturers. 

Whether you're seeking market forecasts, intelligence on benchmark container freight rates, historical data or a reliable appraisal of current market conditions, we have the breadth and depth of sector expertise and experience to meet your needs.

Key Contacts

Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Container Research
Subrata Behera

Subrata Behera

Manager - Ports and Container Research

Key Contacts

Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Container Research
Subrata Behera

Subrata Behera

Manager - Ports and Container Research

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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.

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Market entry strategy for digital 'procure-to-pay' solution

Mastercard wanted to evaluate the readiness of the container freight industry to adopt a value proposition for procure-to-pay automation that would incorporate core Mastercard benefits such as payment guarantees.

e-sourcing global ocean tender management solution: e-SOFS

Drewry Supply Chain Advisors was selected to manage the 2016 global ocean tender for a US-headquartered global producer of technology products combining procurement best practices, the latest technology and freight cost benchmarks in Drewry’s e-Sourcing Ocean Freight Solution (eSOFS).
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Advisory expertise and experience

We can support your strategic, operational planning and investment processes through the provision of tailored market analysis/appraisal, operational and technical due diligence services. As well as these we conduct market entry, feasibility studies and financial modelling exercises for shipping lines and owners, port authorities and terminal operators, government agencies and other organisations with interests in the container shipping sector.

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e-sourcing global ocean tender management solution: e-SOFS

Drewry Supply Chain Advisors was selected to manage the 2016 global ocean tender for a US-headquartered global producer of technology products combining procurement best practices, the latest technology and freight cost benchmarks in Drewry’s e-Sourcing Ocean Freight Solution (eSOFS).

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Drewry Benchmarking Club

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Customised Real Time Benchmarking · Latest release 01 Oct 2019


How do your container shipping costs compare with your peers...? Our Benchmarking Club allows participating members to confidentially benchmark their contract shipping costs against their peers based on genuine, shipper-only, buy rate comparisons. Combine benchmarks and market intelligence with unique rate forecasts to maximise your procurement results.

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Container Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

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Quarterly In-depth Market Forecasts · Latest release 01 Oct 2019


Widely regarded as the go-to reference for the global container industry, this product provides comprehensive market forecasts and analysis for container trade and port volumes, global supply and demand, trade route analysis and much more. All quarterly report updates are accompanied by tables, charts and graphs in MS Excel format.

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Credit Research Container Shipping 2019

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Container Shipping 2019 - Recovery with cautious optimism

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Container Shipping 2018 - Headwinds push back recovery

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Container Shipping 2018

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Credit Research Container Shipping 1Q18 - CMA CGM

Credit Research Report (Discontinued)11 Jun 2018Learn more

AP Moller-Maersk 1Q18 - Result update

Financial Research Report18 May 2018Learn more

Container Shipping Outlook 2018 - Demand buoyancy drives positive outlook

Financial Research Report02 Feb 2018Learn more

Yang Ming Marine - Company note

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Credit Research Container Shipping 3Q17 - CMA CGM

Credit Research Report (Discontinued)01 Dec 2017Learn more

Hapag-Lloyd AG 3Q17 - Company update

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