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24 July 2019: Delay in compliance with nuclear security regulations to boost Japan’s LNG imports

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Navin Kumar

Navin Kumar

Director, Drewry Maritime Research
Aman Sud

Aman Sud

Senior Research Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research

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Latest opinion: 24 Jul 2019

Delay in compliance with nuclear security regulations to boost Japan’s LNG imports
Japan’s LNG imports are projected to recover in 2020 and 2021 as nuclear plants are unlikely to meet the deadlines of the new anti-terrorism nuclear regulations.

12 Jun 2019: Canada to create ripples in LPG market with first propane export terminal
Canada’s first propane export terminal – RIPET – has become operational, augmenting global LPG supplies. The entry of the country as a new LPG supplier and the strategic location of the terminal will favour exports to Asia and provide an opportunity for Canada to garner a good share of the Asian LPG market.

15 May 2019: Taiwan’s LNG imports to grow; expect more long-term contracts
Taiwan’s clean energy plan, low reliance on coal, uncertainty on the future of nuclear energy and rising electricity demand collectively signal higher LNG demand in the country.


A watchful eye on both the LPG and LNG shipping sectors

Our gases 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 both LPG and LNG shipping markets, 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 commercial due diligence for investors and lenders and market entry strategies, including financial analysis, to shipowners and operators. Meanwhile, our team of financial research specialists provides actionable insight on the leading LPG and LNG 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

Navin Kumar

Navin Kumar

Director, Drewry Maritime Research
Aman Sud

Aman Sud

Senior Research Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research

Key Contacts

Navin Kumar

Navin Kumar

Director, Drewry Maritime Research
Aman Sud

Aman Sud

Senior Research Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research

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