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Taiwan’s LNG imports to grow; expect more long-term contracts

Taiwan’s LNG imports to grow; expect more long-term contracts


15 May 2019


Taiwan’s clean energy plan, low reliance on coal, uncertainty on the future of nuclear energy and rising electricity demand collectively signal higher LNG demand in the country.

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LNG rides a new wave with Qatar’s prospective LNG ship orders

LNG rides a new wave with Qatar’s prospective LNG ship orders


07 May 2019


Qatar Petroleum has invited tenders for the construction of more than 100 LNG ships. These ships are required to meet the ship requirements associated with the expansion of the Qatargas LNG liquefaction project and the Golden Pass LNG project in the US.

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A Chinese punch on Panamaxes

A Chinese punch on Panamaxes


16 Apr 2019


China’s decision to restrict its coal imports in 2019 below 2018 levels will dent demand for Panamaxes, but an ongoing tussle with Australia could be the silver lining.

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Heavylift shipping outlook clouded by slowing world trade

Heavylift shipping outlook clouded by slowing world trade


15 Apr 2019


The multipurpose and heavylift shipping sector will see strengthening rates through 2019 fuelled by rising project cargo traffic, but prospects thereafter are muted by an anticipated slowdown in world trade.

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South Korea’s LPG imports to increase in 2019

South Korea’s LPG imports to increase in 2019


09 Apr 2019


South Korea’s LPG imports are expected to increase 9.5% in 2019 on account of stronger demand from the petrochemical sector as well as the recent policy change that will allow LPG-fueled vehicles in the private sector.

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Proposed US auto tariffs would have a significant negative impact on key East-West trade routes

Proposed US auto tariffs would have a significant negative impact on key East-West trade routes
Key US ports, leading global container lines and specialist car carriers will all be adversely impacted should the proposed US auto tariffs be implemented in the second quarter of 2019, according to an impact analysis published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

Satisfaction survey in container transport: Shippers dissatisfied with clarity of surcharges and transit times

The level of satisfaction concerning container carriers among exporters, importers, and freight forwarders falls marginally, according to the third annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).

A foggy outlook for container shipping, but a brighter tomorrow still likely

The container shipping industry is facing an exceptionally high level of uncertainty, ranging from the extra cost associated with IMO 2020 and how much carriers will recover from shippers, to the possibility of a trade recession and unknown future engagement by shipowners in large vessel building programmes, according to Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster.

Second study identifies routing options and ample terminal capacity to gear-up short-sea container services, post-Brexit, to alleviate congestion through Dover

Alternative capacity could be provided by short-sea container services between the UK and EU to alleviate possible congestion at the Port of Dover post-Brexit, according to a study by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

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Container Ports webinar briefing: Is supersizing ports the answer?

Join us at 0900 or 1600 GMT on Tues, 11 June 2019 to find out more on our latest research covering the container ports and terminals market. The session will be hosted by Neil Davidson, 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.

TOC Europe 2019

Neil Davidson and Leticia Astudillo to present Drewry’s ports and terminals outlook for 2019.