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ESPO pipeline capacity expansion - a mixed bag for tankers

ESPO pipeline capacity expansion - a mixed bag for tankers


13 Feb 2018


Expansion of the Russia-China pipeline will hit Aframaxes employment in 2018, but the expected changes in trade patterns will provide additional employment for VLCCs.

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Yamal project to affect demand for conventional LNG carriers?

Yamal project to affect demand for conventional LNG carriers?


02 Feb 2018


The opening of Arctic LNG route and the introduction of ice-breaker LNG carriers is set to affect shipments on conventional routes and reduce demand for conventional LNG carriers.

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Global demand prospects are improving, so why is the MPV market yet to see that upturn?

Global demand prospects are improving, so why is the MPV market yet to see that upturn?


29 Jan 2018


All the economics suggest that the MPV market should be doing much better than it actually is. Demand growth is steady and significantly higher than fleet supply growth, so why are owners still chasing rates? It is all about the competition.

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Will India dislodge China as the catalyst for LPG shipping?

Will India dislodge China as the catalyst for LPG shipping?


25 Jan 2018


India’s LPG imports surpassed China’s in December, but this is unlikely to change the dynamics of LPG shipping as India imports primarily from the Middle East.

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Petcoke ban in India poses a challenge for Supramaxes

Petcoke ban in India poses a challenge for Supramaxes


16 Jan 2018


A nationwide ban on petcoke use in India will reduce demand for Supramax vessels in 2018, though the resultant increase in coal imports will soften the impact.

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News

Depressed outlook for long-haul routes in chemical shipping market

Depressed outlook for long-haul routes in chemical shipping market
Chemical shipping freight rates will weaken through 2018 due to the depressed outlook on overtonnaged long haul routes, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

Slippages from 2017 to prevent recovery of LNG shipping charter rates in 2018

Increasing vessel supply will keep LNG charter rates under pressure in 2018, despite strong growth in trade, according to Drewry’s latest LNG Forecaster.

Drewry’s Global Reefer Freight Rate Index increases for 4th consecutive quarter

Drewry’s Global Reefer Freight Rate Index has recorded only increases over the last 12 months, even during off-peak seasons.

Drewry spend analytics and benchmarking services move online

Members of the Drewry Benchmarking Club now have access to automated online analytics and benchmarking to support their tender management and cost monitoring processes.

Events

Ship Operating Costs Trends Briefing

Join us at 0900 GMT or 1700 GMT on Tues, 20 February 2018 for an online briefing on the key trends and developments in ship operating costs. The webinar presentation will analyse recent trends and outlook in the main expenditure elements of vessel operating costs, covering 45 different ship types and sizes across all the main cargo shipping markets. The session will be hosted by Martin Dixon, Director of Research Products and Latifat Igbinosun, Senior Market Analyst at Drewry.

18th TMP Annual Conference

Chas Deller to discuss Global Ocean freight procurement and present Drewry’s outlook for the sector.

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference

Neil Davidson to speak in the opening session discussing Drewry’s outlook for the sector.