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Dry Bulk Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster

August 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

Capesize charter rates expected to keep increasing despite trade war uncertainties

Capesize charter rates expected to keep increasing despite trade war uncertainties
Drewry maintains a positive outlook on the dry bulk market and expects charter rates to improve from current levels, according to its latest Dry Bulk Forecaster.

Reefer container trade expansion to support freight rates

Despite moderating perishable seaborne trade growth, continued modal shift will sustain expansion in the containerised reefer trade and so support freight rate development, according to Drewry’s latest Reefer Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2018/19 report.

Container terminal utilisation levels set to rise... trade wars permitting

The medium term outlook for global container port demand growth is positive thanks to strong underlying economic momentum across the world’s major economies, according to Drewry’s latest Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast.

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.

Events

Outlook for Seafarer Costs Trends Briefing

Join us at 0900 BST or 1600 BST on Tues, 25 September 2018 for an online briefing on the outlook for seafarer availability and costs. The webinar presentation will provide Drewry’s projections for the supply / demand of officers, together with the latest assessments and forecasts for seafarer costs across the main deepsea cargo vessel sectors. The session will be hosted by Martin Dixon, Director of Research Products and Latifat Igbinosun, Senior Market Analyst at Drewry.

Maritime HR & Crew Management

Latifat Igbinosun to discuss the outlook for crew costs and the implications of new technology.