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Multipurpose Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster

December 2017

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Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and 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


Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers
Chainalytics and Drewry announce the launch of Ocean Buying Group addressing the ocean freight procurement needs of small and
medium sized shippers.

Maritime Financial Model Portfolio Report - March 2018 - now available

Our model portfolio gained 2.8% between November 2017 and February 2018, outperforming its sector-specific benchmark – Bloomberg’s BI SHIP (down 4.5%)

Better days ahead for VLGC shipowners

A slowdown in fleet growth should begin the recovery cycle from the second half of 2018, according to Drewry’s latest LPG Forecaster.

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.


Intermodal Asia 2018

Tim Power to attend as a keynote speaker at the opening forum ’Overview of the Container Shipping Market’.

Project Cargo Summit

Susan Oatway to discuss the heavy lift and MPV shipping markets.