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LPG Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster

May 2018

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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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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.