MENU
Search
Login
Dry Bulk Shipping

Dry Bulk Shipping: Latest thinking


14 June 2018: While coal demand and imports in Europe, India and China are slowing down, emerging consumers in South East Asia will salvage coal trade to a certain extent.

View our latest thinking

Overview

Advisory expertise

Related Research

Key Contacts

Rahul Sharan

Rahul Sharan

Lead Research Analyst, Dry Bulk
Diksha Goel

Diksha Goel

Senior Research Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research

Dry bulk shipping



Latest opinion: 16 Apr 2019

A Chinese punch on Panamaxes
China’s decision to restrict its coal imports in 2019 below 2018 levels will dent demand for Panamaxes, but an ongoing tussle with Australia could be the silver lining.

20 Feb 2019: Port inventories’ nightmare to haunt Capes?
High iron ore inventories at Chinese ports and looming uncertainty in the global economy are threatening the demand for Capesizes.

31 Jan 2019: Brumadinho disaster will hurt Capesize demand

The collapse of the upstream dam in Brumadinho will hurt Vale’s iron ore production from Minas Gerais in Brazil if the Brazilian government does not allow Vale to compensate the loss by increasing production at its other mines. Potentially35-40 Capesize vessels might lose employment in 2019.


Actionable market insight and advisory support at your fingertips

Our dry bulk shipping practice is highly respected in the industry and is regularly followed and referenced in both industry and mainstream media. The team is responsible for maintaining extensive information resources and conducting weekly, monthly and annual analysis on the sector and assessing the impact of macroeconomic as well as regulatory and environmental change on the sector.

In addition to detailed market analysis and rigorous forecasting, we offer market leading analysis of the dry bulk market, covering all the principle vessel categories, as well as appraisals of shipping finances, including pricing, operating costs, vessel values and investment returns. We challenge conventional wisdom through our deep understanding of the trade dynamics driving demand for different vessel types in all corners of the world.

Our consultants typically provide charterers in industrial, utilities and mining sectors with seafreight procurement advice, shipowners with market entry strategies and commercial and operational due diligence for investors and lenders. Meanwhile, our team of financial research specialists provides actionable insight on the leading tanker shipowners.

An elite and diverse group of industry stakeholders from shipowners, to charterers, port authorities, investors and financial intermediaries rely on our range of weekly, monthly and annual market research, sector expertise and commercial experience to help inform decisions, reduce costs and drive performance improvement.

Key Contacts

Rahul Sharan

Rahul Sharan

Lead Research Analyst, Dry Bulk
Diksha Goel

Diksha Goel

Senior Research Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research

Key Contacts

Rahul Sharan

Rahul Sharan

Lead Research Analyst, Dry Bulk
Diksha Goel

Diksha Goel

Senior Research Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research

Related News

Ship operating costs reach inflection point as inflation returns

Average vessel operating costs rose modestly for the second year in succession following two years of marked declines, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast.

Capesize charter rates expected to keep increasing despite trade war uncertainties

Drewry maintains a positive outlook on the dry bulk market and expects charter rates to improve from current levels, according to its latest Dry Bulk Forecaster.

Recent Projects

Charter attached valuations of VLOCs

Completion of charter attached Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOC) valuations for the client.

China Dry Bulk Terminal Market Study

This project study provided a detailed and impartial assessment of the China dry bulk terminal industry to assist the client with potential industry investment decisions.
Advisory services in bulk shipping

Advisory services in bulk shipping

We offer specialist advisory services to support your operational, planning, strategic and investment needs. As well as operational and technical due diligence services we also conduct bespoke market analysis, financial modelling and feasibility studies to support the commercial and strategic objectives of operators, dry bulk terminal operators, government agencies, lenders and investors with interests in the sector.

Related Maritime Research

The primary source of market insight, analysis and advice, trusted by the global maritime and shipping industry.

Complete coverage

From tankers to dry bulk, containers to ports - we keep a constant watch on the world's maritime markets

Rich heritage

More than 40 years continuously charting and analysing the world's maritime markets

Proudly independent

Our voice is our own and is not defined by others
Dry Bulk Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Dry Bulk Forecaster (Annual Subscription)


Quarterly Forecaster · Latest release 01 May 2019


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.

Learn more

View more
Related Maritime Research
Our equity research service provides our clients with a range of report formats and supporting resources for the companies we cover.

Market understanding

Investment analysis based on a clear understanding of the market at both an industry and sector level.

Quality insights

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

Company

Type of Report

Date

Download

Pacific Basin - Company update - May 2019

Financial Research Report 22 May 2019 Learn more

Scorpio Bulkers 1Q19 - Result update

Financial Research Report 17 May 2019 Learn more

Dry Bulk Shipping 2019 - Global slowdown casts shadow on long held recovery narrative

Financial Research Report 22 Feb 2019 Learn more

DS Norden 2Q18 - Result update

Financial Research Report 22 Oct 2018 Learn more

Pacific Basin 1H18 - Result update

Financial Research Report 13 Sep 2018 Learn more

Golden Ocean 2Q18 - Result update

Financial Research Report 05 Sep 2018 Learn more

Star Bulk Carriers 2Q18 - Result update

Financial Research Report 31 Aug 2018 Learn more

Diana Shipping 2Q18 - Result update

Financial Research Report 22 Aug 2018 Learn more

Scorpio Bulkers 2Q18 - Result update

Financial Research Report 10 Aug 2018 Learn more

Star Bulk Carriers 1Q18 - Result update

Financial Research Report 27 Jun 2018 Learn more

View more