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Multipurpose Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster

June 2018

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Multipurpose Forecaster

Detailed market analysis and forecasts

Quarterly 5-year forecasts and market updates for the global Multipurpose and Heavy Lift shipping market.

Each quarterly report provides unparalleled and in-depth data and analysis of the market, including:

 

Trade – analyses key drivers of MPV trade and project cargo demand, forecasts 5-year general cargo demand including detailed data on key breakbulk commodity flows and port volumes

Fleet – examines the Multipurpose and Heavylift fleet, the operators, demolitions, newbuilds, orderbook and 5-year fleet forecasts

Market – scrutinises the competing sectors of dry bulk and containers, market shares, supply-demand balance, freight rates, asset values, as well as 5-year market forecasts


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  • Market-leading report series, unrivalled depth of analysis and sector insight
  • Subscription package comprises of quarterly Forecaster reports, including an Annual Review in the Q1 edition
  • Report tables, charts and graphs provided in MS Excel format
  • Free monthly market update supplements

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.