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Floating storage: a ticking time bomb for the crude tanker market

Floating storage: a ticking time bomb for the crude tanker market


17 Sep 2020


There is no denying that a sudden plunge in oil demand on account of COVID-19 proved to be a blessing in disguise for the oversupplied crude tanker market in 2Q20, which led to a surge in onshore and offshore storage of crude in March-April. While an increase in onshore storage of cheap oil by refineries boosted tonnage demand, a rise in floating storage of crude oil squeezed tonnage supply in the crude tanker market.

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Chinese port inventories flooded with US MEG supply

Chinese port inventories flooded with US MEG supply


21 Aug 2020


US cargoes are getting discharged at Chinese ports with heavy MEG volume. The trade pattern has the potential to support freight rates on long-haul routes and increase spot activity in 2H20.

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COVID-19 pushes US LNG into a tight spot

COVID-19 pushes US LNG into a tight spot


13 Aug 2020


The pandemic-led weak projections for economic growth will derail US LNG exports in full-year 2020 with the country also losing ground in the long term due to major delays in liquefaction projects.

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Coking coal’s rail ticket to hit Panamax demand post 2025

Coking coal’s rail ticket to hit Panamax demand post 2025


06 Aug 2020


Increasing penetration of renewables in the energy mix has already created a bearish outlook for non-coking coal trade, but completion of the rail network between Mongolia and China in 2021 threatens to bring the coking coal trade between Australia and China to a screeching halt in the long term.

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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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Drewry highlights transformation of rate conditions in transpacific container shipping

Drewry highlights transformation of rate conditions  in transpacific container shipping
Unprecedented transpacific spot freight rates signal that a transformation of the container shipping sector may be underway and that shippers need to adapt.

Reefer shipping to outpace dry cargo trade despite container shortages

Growth in seaborne perishable cargo slowed in 2019 but is forecast to better weather the COVID-19 induced economic storm than the dry cargo trade given the broader resilience of the food supply chain, according to Drewry’s latest Reefer Shipping Annual Review and Forecast.

Drewry launches detention and demurrage support service

Drewry Supply Chain Advisors launches new service combining relevant data points with best practice insights to help BCOs more effectively manage these costs.

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.

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27th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit

Drewry to present the outlook for manning and ship operating costs.

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference

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

Coastlink Conference Antwerp 2020

Chantal McRoberts will present our market outlook for European short sea ports.