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Short-term impact on the chemical shipping market if the India-China dispute escalates

Short-term impact on the chemical shipping market if the India-China dispute escalates


29 Jul 2020


Due to the India-China dispute, the threat of deteriorating trade relations between the two countries has become real. Meanwhile, we expect freight rates to decline in 3Q20 on routes from the Middle East/India to China.

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Weak demand outlook calls for sizeable supply correction for tanker market recovery

Weak demand outlook calls for sizeable supply correction for tanker market recovery


22 Jul 2020


Crude tanker rates, which have broadly declined across most routes over the last couple of months, are unlikely to recover anytime soon until there is a sizeable correction in vessel supply. Freight rates have come down drastically from the astronomical levels of March-April 2020 because of weak crude oil trade on account of output curbs by producers, lower refinery runs globally, and the return of vessels locked in floating storage.

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Event update - Hafnia’s acquisition offer undervalues Ardmore Shipping

Event update - Hafnia’s acquisition offer undervalues Ardmore Shipping


15 Jul 2020


Last week, Ardmore issued a press release suggesting that Hafnia Limited had approached it with an unsolicited acquisition offer. The company rejected the acquisition offer highlighting that the proposal undervalued Ardmore and was opportunistic. Using NAV valuation methodology, we investigate if Hafnia’s offer undervalued Ardmore.

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COVID-19 to stifle investment in multipurpose and heavylift shipping

COVID-19 to stifle investment in multipurpose and heavylift shipping


15 Jul 2020


Charter rates for multipurpose (MPV) ships, including both breakbulk and heavylift vessels, are not expected to recover back to pre-COVID-19 levels until the end of 2021, with the recovery anticipated to take even longer if the global pandemic is not contained. And given a projected slump in project cargo demand, newbuild investment is at particular risk.

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When big profits look bad

When big profits look bad


03 Jul 2020


Container lines have done well during the global pandemic, but are they profiteering from the crisis and can anything be done to prevent more carrier-shipper animosity?

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COVID-19 to stifle container port investment

COVID-19 to stifle container port investment
The pace of container port capacity expansion is forecast to contract at least 40% over the next five years in the wake of the COVID-19 induced slowdown in port throughput, according to the Drewry’s latest Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast.

CLECAT joins Drewry-ESC transparent tool for bunker charges

European forwarders’ association joins industry initiative on a fair, neutral bunker adjustment factor indexing mechanism for shippers, forwarders and shipping lines.

CLECAT and Drewry to collaborate in forwarder freight rate benchmarking

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

Officer shortage to widen and inflate manning costs

The current officer shortfall to crew the global merchant fleet is forecast to widen, despite the dampening effect of Covid-19, according to Drewry’s latest Manning Annual Review and Forecast.

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Drewry webinar for shippers and forwarders: More stability and predictability for shippers

Our surveys of shippers and carrier schedules have shown that shippers have been subject to a high incidence of container roll-overs since March and have had to manage sudden carrier changes in capacity, services and “cancelled sailings” on a much higher scale than before. In this webinar, Drewry’s Philip Damas and Stijn Rubens will review the operational problems, the recent service quality findings, the impact on shippers and the importance of measuring carrier performance against agreed KPIs.

Breakbulk Europe

Come and see Drewry at BreakBulk Europe

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference

Eleanor Hadland to discuss terminal automation benefits and opportunities for larger terminals and smaller facilities.