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Reefer Shipping Forecaster (Annual subscription)

April 2021

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Annual review with quarterly updates

This research package provides unrivalled analysis and expert insight on the reefer shipping market. The package includes the Reefer Annual Review & Forecast, together with three concise quarterly Reefer Forecaster reports, delivering a full and up-to-date picture of the reefer shipping market for the duration of your subscription (12 months).

 

 

Reefer Annual Review & Forecast

This annual report (Annual Review & Forecast) provides in-depth analysis and forecasts of the perishable reefer shipping market, covering key commodity flows, fleet capacity development for the two principle vessel modes, as well as detailed market analysis by individual trade lane including freight rate development.

Key areas of analysis covered in this report include:

  • Development of worldwide perishable reefer trade, with a particular focus on seaborne traffic, including extensive analysis of 15 main commodity classes covering 40 different products
  • 5-year forecasts of total and seaborne reefer trade by commodity class
  • Seaborne reefer trade modal shares between containerships (tonnes and feu), specialised reefer ships and tankers by commodity class and trade route, with 5-year forecasts
  • Vessel capacity development and 5-year forecasts, covering both containership reefer plug and specialised reefer fleet capacity
  • Refrigerated container equipment fleet development, 5-year forecasts, availability projections and regional imbalance assessments
  • Profiles of the top specialised reefer ship and container operators
  • Reefer container freight rate trends and specialised reefer vessel charter rate trends and 5-year forecasts
  • Modal competition and supply/demand outlook
  • Detailed trade route analysis and 5-year forecasts of the top 15 reefer trades including trade development by mode (tonnes and feu), key commodities, reefer shipping capacity and service development by mode and freight rate development.

Reefer Shipping Forecaster

Providing concise, quarterly updates on reefer shipping trade development, vessel capacity, container equipment availability, freight rates and trade route development, the quarterly Reefer Forecaster offers a unique, regular outlook on market dynamics. Critical information covered in the report, contained within your subscription, includes:

  • Total and seaborne trade broken down by 15 commodity classes to latest quarter
  • 5-year forecasts of total and seaborne reefer trade by commodity class
  • Seaborne reefer trade modal shares between containerships (tonnes and feu), specialised reefer ships and tankers by commodity class to the latest quarter, with 5-year forecasts
  • Vessel capacity development to latest quarter and 5-year forecasts, covering both containership reefer plug and specialised reefer fleet capacity
  • Refrigerated container equipment fleet development to latest quarter, 5-year forecasts, availability projections and regional imbalance assessments
  • Reefer container freight rate trends and specialised reefer vessel charter rate trends to latest quarter and 5-year forecasts
  • Detailed trade route analysis to the latest quarter and 5-year forecasts of the top 15 reefer trades including cargo demand by mode (tonnes and feu) with focus on key in-season trades

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Fast facts...

  • Comprehensive all-areas, global analysis and forecasts
  • Subscription package comprising quarterly Forecaster reports, including an Annual Review in the Q3 edition
  • Five-year trade forecasts by commodity, mode and trade route
  • Five-year shipping capacity forecasts by mode, including reefer plug and container equipment availability, as well as specialised reefer vessel capacity
  • Profiles of the top 12 reefer container shipping lines and top 8 specialised reefer vessel operators
  • Trade route analysis of the top 15 reefer trades including cargo demand forecasts, reefer plug capacity development, specialised reefer vessel capacity and freight rate development
  • Reefer shipping market trends and forecasts, including modal share development and freight rate outlook
  • Tables, charts and graphs provided in Excel format

Publication schedule...

  • Q2 21 Edition (April 2021)
  • Q3 21 Edition (July 2021)
  • Q4 21 Edition (October 2021)
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