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LNG Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster

January 2018

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LNG Forecaster

Robust LNG market forecasts

LNG Forecaster is Drewry’s detailed quarterly appraisal of the LNG trade and shipping market. It provides a clear picture of the current market, addresses forthcoming sector specific ’horizon’ issues and their impacts on future market growth, and forward-looking analysis on the current trends and developments globally.

 

Key areas covered include:

  • Overview of key market issues and trends
  • LNG trade and prices
  • LNG shipping
  • LNG projects

LNG Forecaster subscribers benefit from 12 months’ access to Drewry’s LNG One World online platform, providing up-to-date news, editorial analysis and a wealth of statistical data and intelligence on all aspect of the LNG sector.

 

All quarterly report updates are accompanied by tables and charts in MS Excel format. This Forecaster annual subscription package now includes FREE Monthly Supplements.


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Fast facts...

  • Annual subscription (single-site licence)
  • Quarterly forecaster report updates
  • Report charts, tables and graphs in MS Excel format
  • Free monthly supplements
  • Includes access to LNG OneWorld website
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Executive Summary Section

Every quarter, Drewry’s LNG Forecaster delivers a wealth of market intelligence on the global natural gas market, LNG trade and shipping sector. It gives a comprehensive insight into LNG trade, freight rates, spot rates and time charter rates. Fleet developments are covered in detail, with extensive regional trade statistics covering LNG import volumes including its pricing per country of imports.

 

Chapters are as follows:

 

Executive Summary

The chapter covers topical overview of the market, with special focus section to address key issues, trends and recent events in the LNG market. This is followed by a series of sections covering various aspects of global LNG trade and shipping market.

Main Sections

LNG trade and prices focuses on:

  • Global and regional natural gas consumption and production developments
  • Detailed analysis on LNG imports volumes per country
  • Comprehensive analysis of competing fuel prices including natural gas, oil, coal, LPG and LNG prices per country of imports.

Main Sections Cont./

LNG shipping provides:

  • In-depth assessment of the LNG fleet development in terms of the in-service fleet, orderbook, deliveries, new orders, demolition with forward-outlook and synopsis of the fleet capacity supply into the market up to 2019.
  • It further examines key areas such as LNG shipping economics such as freight rates, spot, short- and long-term charter rates and asset prices developments in the market.

Main Sections Cont./

LNG project summaries:

  • Global LNG liquefaction plants and regasification terminals, existing, under-construction, new start-up, planned and proposed projects regionally.
  • It gives a comprehensive view on the expected LNG production capacity development per region up to 2020.
  • LNG Forecaster subscriptions include 12 months’ access to Drewry’s LNG One World online platform. LNG One World provides up-to-date news, editorial analysis and a wealth of statistical data and intelligence on all aspect of the LNG sector.

News

Depressed outlook for long-haul routes in chemical shipping market

Depressed outlook for long-haul routes in chemical shipping market
Chemical shipping freight rates will weaken through 2018 due to the depressed outlook on overtonnaged long haul routes, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

Slippages from 2017 to prevent recovery of LNG shipping charter rates in 2018

Increasing vessel supply will keep LNG charter rates under pressure in 2018, despite strong growth in trade, according to Drewry’s latest LNG Forecaster.

Drewry’s Global Reefer Freight Rate Index increases for 4th consecutive quarter

Drewry’s Global Reefer Freight Rate Index has recorded only increases over the last 12 months, even during off-peak seasons.

Drewry spend analytics and benchmarking services move online

Members of the Drewry Benchmarking Club now have access to automated online analytics and benchmarking to support their tender management and cost monitoring processes.

Events

Ship Operating Costs Trends Briefing

Join us at 0900 GMT or 1700 GMT on Tues, 20 February 2018 for an online briefing on the key trends and developments in ship operating costs. The webinar presentation will analyse recent trends and outlook in the main expenditure elements of vessel operating costs, covering 45 different ship types and sizes across all the main cargo shipping markets. The session will be hosted by Martin Dixon, Director of Research Products and Latifat Igbinosun, Senior Market Analyst at Drewry.

18th TMP Annual Conference

Chas Deller to discuss Global Ocean freight procurement and present Drewry’s outlook for the sector.

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference

Neil Davidson to speak in the opening session discussing Drewry’s outlook for the sector.