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Seafarer supply is expected to tighten heralding higher manning costs

Seafarer supply is expected to tighten heralding higher manning costs


24 Feb 2021


The attractiveness of a career at sea has been an industry concern for a number of years. Long periods away from home, increasing administrative demands for paperwork on board, and the threat of criminalisation being major factors. Covid-19 impacts, which have been particularly harrowing for seafarers, have added to these issues, presaging an inflection point in global seafarer supply.

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LPG shipping rates: the rise… and the fall

LPG shipping rates: the rise… and the fall


19 Feb 2021


LPG shipping rates have seen what can only be called a dramatic start to the year. The steep gains, followed by the freefall have dwarfed the volatility seen in 2020. As we move deeper into 1Q21, and China comes back into the picture after a long holiday, we do expect rates to find some floor. Meanwhile, the stock prices which are otherwise highly correlated, have shown remarkable resilience, seemingly immune to the recent fluctuations in the spot market.

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Hydrogen replacing coking coal – should owners of dry bulk ships take note?

Hydrogen replacing coking coal – should owners of dry bulk ships take note?


09 Feb 2021


The recent development of replacing coking coal with hydrogen in crude steel production has created a buzz that coking coal might soon be out of favour. For dry bulk operators this is a potentially negative development, but is this really the case?

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China's self-sufficiency in paraxylene to impact chemical shipping market in 2021

China's self-sufficiency in paraxylene to impact chemical shipping market in 2021


01 Feb 2021


China’s increasing production of paraxylene will reduce imports from South Korea and Japan, putting pressure on freight rates on intra-Asia routes in 2021.

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Why are LNG shipping stocks retreating after a brief surge?

Why are LNG shipping stocks retreating after a brief surge?


29 Jan 2021


With the softening of peak LNG winter demand in Asia, we believe the spotlight is back on supply and demand fundamentals of LNG shipping. LNG spot prices have nosedived after surging in December and early January as winter demand is receding. We aim to explore the impact of the recent decline in LNG shipping rates on LNG shipping stocks and their prospects for the remainder of the year.

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Drewry extends spot market ocean freight rate service coverage and Benchmarking Club participation numbers

Drewry extends spot market ocean freight rate service coverage and Benchmarking Club participation numbers
Drewry is pleased to announce a series of enhancements to its spot market and contract ocean freight rate benchmarking services and new participation milestones in its flagship, ocean freight cost comparison service, Benchmarking Club.

COVID-19 drives up ship operating costs

Vessel operating costs have risen at their fastest pace in over a decade this year, on higher insurance cover premiums and COVID-19 related expenses, but are expected to moderate in subsequent years as pandemic related spend unwinds, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast.

Multipurpose Time Charter Index - Feb 21

Our new MPV Time Charter Index tracks one-year period charter rates across a basket of vessel types and sizes and forecasts the market movement over the coming month.

Fedespedi and Drewry to collaborate in forwarder freight rate benchmarking

Italian forwarder association Fedespedi has entered into a collaborative agreement with Drewry to raise awareness of Drewry’s Forwarder Benchmarking Club amongst its freight forwarder membership.

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Dry bulk shipping market outlook

Join us at 09:30 GMT on Thursday 25 February 2021 to find out more on our latest research covering the dry bulk shipping market.

LPG shipping market outlook

Join us at 09:30 GMT on Thursday 4 March 2021 to explore some of the key findings from our latest LPG Forecaster report.

Ports webinar briefing: Port congestion – outlook and remedies

Join us at 0900 or 1600 GMT on 10 March 2021 to find out more on our latest research covering the container ports and terminals market. The session will be hosted by Eleanor Hadland, Senior Analyst in Drewry’s Ports and Terminals practice and Martin Dixon, Director - Head of Research Products at Drewry. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.