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Dry Bulk Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster

April 2018

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Dry Bulk Forecaster

Detailed market analysis and forecasts

Quarterly 5 year forecasts and market updates for the global Dry Bulk Shipping market.

An executive summary looks at the current state of the market, and provides topical analysis on the major trends and events in the last quarter. A chapter is then devoted to the global Dry Bulk fleet, presenting analysis on inactivity, employment and an insight into the state of the global bulk carrier fleet.

 

Vessels segment specific analysis is presented for:

  • Capesize/VLOC
  • Panamax/Post-Panamax
  • Handymax/Supramax
  • Handysize

Each vessel segments has its own individual chapter providing you with:

  • Sector summary
  • Investment returns and rates
  • Fleet changes and age profile
  • Total quarterly and annual supply
  • Forecast supply/demand growth and supply/demand balances

Global Dry Bulk shipping trade and ship demand

  • Forecasts for one-year period rates and trip rates
  • Newbuilding prices, secondhand values and major secondhand purchases by buyer
  • Operating costs, investment returns
  • Crude steel production
  • Imports and exports for iron ore, steam and coking coal, grain and other minor bulks
  • Reported chartering activity by commodity and tonne-mile demand by major and minor dry bulks
  • Demand by ship sector

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  • Annual subscription (single-site licence)
  • Quarterly forecaster report updates
  • Report charts, tables and graphs provided in MS Excel format
  • Free monthly supplements

What people think

"Drewry's reports are compiled in a highly visual and intuitive format, they provide everything I need to know about the the industry and its direction. The language is clear and accessible, even to people from outside the industry."
Senior Specialist Global Market Intelligence Office, Fortune 500, Global Transportation Business
Senior Specialist Global Market Intelligence Office
Fortune 500
Global Transportation Business
"Drewry data is the single most authoritative source; the industry leader bar none!"
, Modern Terminals Ltd

Modern Terminals Ltd

News

Challenges and opportunities for the global port and shipping industry

Challenges and opportunities for the global port and shipping industry
Presentation given by Neil Davidson, Drewry Senior Analyst Ports and Terminals at the China Maritime Day Forum, 11 July 2018.

Higher container equipment prices to squeeze leasing rate returns

Container equipment rental rates and cash investment returns remain weak, despite last year’s recovery, according to Drewry’s latest Container Census & Leasing annual.

Manning costs rising on trade recovery and officer supply shortage

Cost growth returned to seafaring in 2018 and is projected to accelerate moderately, according to Drewry’s latest Manning Annual.

Trade wars threaten to derail container revival

The risk to container shipping from US-led trade wars is currently low, but potentially very damaging, according to Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster.

Events

Project Cargo Summit

Susan Oatway to discuss the heavy lift and MPV shipping markets.

TPM Asia

Drewry to discuss the growth of China as a buyer and the impact on freight rates, port infrastructure, and regional supply chains.

Maritime HR & Crew Management

Martin Dixon to discuss the outlook for crew costs and the implications of new technology.