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Car Carriers 2012

Spotlight Report

January 2012

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Car carriers

Analysis of the car carrier market

No time to sit back, a rapidly evolving and dynamic market means car carrier operators need to stay focused.

 

Overview

Drewry’s most recent Car Carriers report looks at the vehicle manufacturing industry and how the Car Carrier sector has developed and how it must continue to do so in the future.

The Car Carrier sector did not suffer as much at the hands of the global economic downturn as other sectors, but its future is uncertain due to the ever increasing movement of manufacturing to Asia.

Chapters within the report include:

  • Global vehicle manufacturing and sales
  • Global seaborne vehicle trade
  • High & heavy
  • The car carrier fleet
  • Automotive logistics
  • Ports and terminals


This report provides a comprehensive view of the industry from a single source, utilising Drewry’s experience to help inform and guide your decision making.


News

Drewry Maritime Financial Insight October 2017 - now available

Drewry Maritime Financial Insight October 2017 - now available
Summary: Dry bulk market on strong footing, while tanker/gas shipping rates up on seasonal demand.

Cautious optimism remains the name of the game for multipurpose shipping

Recovering demand for multipurpose shipping combined with improved market conditions for competing sectors, will result in rising market share for the multipurpose fleet, according to Drewry’s latest Multipurpose Shipping Forecaster.

Container lines speed up their assault on reefer cargo

Container shipping lines are increasing their share of the seaborne reefer market, and are forecast to accelerate their assault over the coming years, according to Drewry’s latest Reefer Shipping Market Review and Forecast.

Drewry launches Reefer Benchmarking Club to bring transparency to prevailing reefer contract freight rates

Drewry has launched a new, dedicated Reefer Benchmarking Club to meet the growing concerns of shippers about rising freight rates and reduced service levels at a time of carrier consolidation.

Events

TOC Americas

Drewry will present its outlook for the container shipping industry.

Breakbulk Americas

Come and see Drewry presenting our outlook on the heavy-lift and multipurpose shipping market at BreakBulk Americas.

21st HR & Crew Management Conference

Drewry to present on seafarer trends, outlook and costs.