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Post COVID-19 impact on Southeast Asian ports sector


Drewry Ports and Terminals Insight Report 2Q 2020


Our latest Ports and Terminals Insight, ‘spotlight analysis’ article examines Southeast Asian ports’ ability to overcome infrastructure obstacles resulting from any fundamental shift in sourcing, following the global coronavirus pandemic, away from China to the region. Aspects and areas of analysis include:

  • Capacity overall
  • Ability to handle large vessels
  • Levels of infrastructure investment that will need to be sustained over medium term 



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We provide expert advice to shipowners, industrials, traders, ship operators, financial institutions, port authorities, terminal operators and government agencies covering the full spectrum of commercial and technical facets across all maritime and shipping sectors.


Our sector-orientated areas of expertise include; strategic planning and analysis, market studies and forecasting, investment and divestment appraisals, vessel operations analysis, valuation (fair opinion), fleet management analysis, commercial and technical due diligence.


Rigorous analysis, practical advice

  • More than 400 port assignments across 50 countries over the past ten years
  • Since 2010, we have provided commercial and due diligence advice in maritime M&A and financing projects with a value of ~$20bn
  • We have advised container shipping industry investments totalling more than $6bn in the last five years
  • Our professionals include a mix of senior executives, industry veterans and technical experts who between them have a wealth of practical industry experience



Chantal McRoberts

Chantal McRoberts

Head of Advisory, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors

Industry at a glance

World Container Index

East-West composite ($/40ft)

Bunker Prices

Rotterdam ($/tonne)

Global Port Throughput

Jan 2012 = 100

Idle Capacity

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