Maritime Research

Container Leasing Industry 2016/17

Annual Review and Forecast

July 2016

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Container Leasing Annual Report 2016-17

Drewry’s annual review of the container leasing industry includes a diverse spread of forecasts unique to Drewry. This report is also available as an annual subscription package with the Container Equipment Insight.

Key areas of analysis:

  • Lease company rank and file
  • Lease structures, rates and financials
  • Trends and forecast for the leased and owned fleet
  • Detailed leased fleet type and value
  • Reefer and tank container market

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VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook

VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook
Given the weak freight rate outlook for LPG shipping over the next twelve months, Drewry believes there is more downside risk to VLGC second-hand values, according to its latest LPG Forecaster.

Increasing long-haul crude trade insufficient to support tanker shipping rates

Rising long haul crude exports from the US and Nigeria will not be sufficient to increase tanker shipping rates, given lower anticipated Middle East output and surging tonnage supply, according to the Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster.

Spectre of oversupply haunts chemical shipping

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is expected to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, weakening earning prospects, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

Firm demand will continue to support dry bulk shipping

Drewry expects dry bulk shipping charter rates will continue to recover, with firm demand and controlled fleet growth, according to its latest Dry Bulk Forecaster.


Argus Petrochemical Asia 2017

Drewry will present the outlook for China domestic and imports of methanol shipping market.

Black Sea Container Summit

Drewry will present its outlook on the state of container transport in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

South Carolina International Trade Conference

Drewry will present its outlook for the global container shipping industry.