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Container Shipping: COVID-19 special report now available

May 2020: Drewry launches COVID-19 special report assessing the financial health of the container shipping industry.

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Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Container Research
Subrata Behera

Subrata Behera

Manager - Ports and Container Research

Container Shipping


Coronavirus Latest Assessment: 14 May 2020

14 May 2020 Post COVID-19 Container market outlook
Download the slides from our latest container market outlook webinar briefing. Contact us to find out more about our webinar programme.

07 April 2020 Cancelled Sailings and Port Waiting Times Trackers
We are now tracking and publishing weekly containership cancelled sailings and waiting times intelligence

01 Apr 2020: Coronavirus latest impact assessment
We publish our latest container shipping ’insight’ assessment - which coincides with the publication of our flagship Container Forecaster quarterly edition update.

04 Feb 2020: Time for a coronavirus contingency plan in container shipping
Logistics Executive Briefing: Health crises cannot be ignored by shippers. Exporters and importers have to deal with issues in the real world and need to activate contingency plans as the coronavirus effects spread.

30 Jan 2020 Container shipping: Coronavirus impact assessment
Our Maritime Financial Research team look at some of the historical precedents to give context to the current outbreak.

04 Dec 2019: Drewry launches free BAF Index Tracker
We’ve introduced a simple, clear indexing mechanism to help determine changes in the BAF charges during the lifetime of a contract.



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 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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Drewry launches COVID-19 special report assessing the financial health of the container shipping industry

In this 50-page special report, Drewry’s investment research team updates its independent assessment of the financial health of the box shipping industry. The full report is now available to purchase online.

Satisfaction survey in container transport: availability of cargo space now number one customer requirement

Container shipping lines’ ability to provide cargo space as needed showed a marginal improvement in 2019, but this gain will have been dramatically reversed by the end of the first half of this year, according to the fourth annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).

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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).
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

RFI/RFQ (eSOFS™) and direct carrier transition for Ansell

Ansell selected Drewry’s e-Sourcing Ocean Freight Solution (eSOFS™) to manage its ocean freight procurement event and advise on the direct carrier transition.

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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Customised Real Time Benchmarking · Latest release 01 May 2020


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 Apr 2020


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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AP Moller-Maersk - Assessing the stock price development

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Container Shipping - Coronavirus and initial thoughts

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AP Moller-Maersk 3Q19 - Result update

Financial Research Report18 Nov 2019Learn more

Hapag-Lloyd 3Q19 - Result update

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Hapag-Lloyd - High stock price anomaly

Financial Research Report23 Oct 2019Learn more

Credit Research Container Shipping 2019

Credit Research Report (Discontinued)19 Feb 2019Learn more

Container Shipping 2019 - Recovery with cautious optimism

Financial Research Report19 Feb 2019Learn more

Container Shipping 2018 - Headwinds push back recovery

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Container Shipping 2018

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