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Container Shipping Market Forecasts

Drewry's quarterly market forecast, 'Container Forecaster' - now with tables, charts and graphs in flexible MS Excel format.

"We always appreciate this high quality product which is well-written and supported by solid analysis."   Maersk Line

Container Forecaster

Overview

Advisory expertise

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Key Contacts

Neil Dekker

Neil Dekker

Director of Container Research
Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Research
Subrata Behera

Subrata Behera

Manager - Ports and Container Research

Container Shipping

Setting the standard for quality market insight and advisory support.

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, insights into carrier schedule reliability 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

Neil Dekker

Neil Dekker

Director of Container Research
Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Research
Subrata Behera

Subrata Behera

Manager - Ports and Container Research

Key Contacts

Neil Dekker

Neil Dekker

Director of Container Research
Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Research
Subrata Behera

Subrata Behera

Manager - Ports and Container Research

Related News

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Container shipping lines are in danger of putting future port investment at risk in their demands for terminal handling cost reductions, according to Drewry’s recently launched Ports and Terminals Insight.

J Lines’ merger is all about scale and survival

Today’s announcement that three Japanese shipping groups will merge their liner shipping businesses is further evidence of ’survival M&A’ sweeping the industry, a trend which is expected to continue.
Advisory expertise and experience

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.

Case Studies

19 Jun 2016

Container terminal advisory project

The client was a global terminal operator with total throughput above 10m TEUs with a portfolio covering Asia and Europe.

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Container Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Container Forecaster (Annual Subscription)


Quarterly Forecaster · Latest release 01 Oct 2016


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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Container Freight Rate Insight (Annual Subscription)

Container Freight Rate Insight (Annual Subscription)


Online Service · Latest release 01 Nov 2016


The world’s first and only global source of container spot market freight rates on all the major routes. An essential reference for importers, exporters, freight forwarders and other industry stakeholders requiring up-to-date and independently researched container shipping cost benchmarks.

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Our analysts have access to one of the most up-to-date, comprehensive and reliable sources of market insight.

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APMM 2Q16 - Outlook subdued; Maintain unattractive

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Mærsk – lower for longer

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Container Shipping - Recovery further away as industry re-alignment continues

Event Update 14 Jun 2016 PDF

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