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LPG Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster

February 2017

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LPG Forecaster

Detailed market analysis and forecasts

The LPG Forecaster provides a wealth of detail on the global LPG shipping market. Comprehensive freight rate assessments are provided including spot rates and time charter rates. Fleet developments are covered in detail and extensive regional trade statistics covering LPG, ammonia and petrochemicals.

 

Published quarterly, the LPG Forecaster provides you with updated forecasts, analysis and insight as well as covering topical developments in the market. This report addresses the critical information gap for the LPG shipping market

 

Contents

An executive summary provides a topical look at the market, with recent trends and events discussed. Following this there are a series of chapters dealing with different aspects of LPG shipping in the global market.

 

Global trade
This chapter looks at worldwide LPG supply and demand, consumption and production, as well as providing detailed information on LPG imports and exports. Ammonia and petrochemical gases, such as US Shale gas, are also discussed in this section, specifically referring to the global trade in these products.

Finally, pricing of LPG is discussed providing an in depth overview of the market.

Demand/supply
This chapter focuses specifically on demand and supply aspects of the global LPG shipping market. LPG demand and fleet supply are taken into account whilst analysis and insight is given on Supply/demand balances and selected companies, markets and outlook

Vessel segment specific analysis
Finally, chapters devoted to a range of vessels segments are presented. These segments include:

  • Fully refrigerated LPG – Ammonia
  • Semi refrigerated – Petrochem gases
  • Pressurised Costal LPG

 

For each of these segments, information is given on:

  • Supply and Demand analysis
  • Freight market insight
  • Newbuilding and Secondhand pricing
  • Demolition and fleet outlook

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News

Illogical port choices by liner alliances

Illogical port choices by liner alliances
In a ground-breaking analysis, Drewry’s recently launched Ports and Terminals Insight report examines the correlation between carrier terminal ownership and the choice of port calls by the 2M and upcoming Ocean and THE liner alliances.

Bloomberg TV interview with Rahul Kapoor, Drewry Maritime Financial Research Services

Rahul Kapoor, Head of Drewry Financial Research Services discussing the recovery prospects for the shipping industry post-Hanjin, and the areas where pain continues to be felt.

Container port and shipping market challenges

Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst Ports & Terminals at Drewry, discussing ways Ports and Carriers can better collaborate

Continued oversupply to put further pressure on LPG shipping rates

LPG shipping trade will continue to grow at a healthy pace on the back of strong Asian demand, but fleet growth will outpace it, keeping rates under pressure in 2017, according to Drewry’s latest LPG Forecaster.

Events

17th Annual TPM Conference

Drewry’s Head of Supply Chain Advisors, Philip Damas, will be discussing terminal efficiency and selection by BCOs.