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Multipurpose Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly In-depth Market Forecasts

October 2019

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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

ESC, Drewry announce an IMO 2020 BAF transparent indexing mechanism

ESC, Drewry announce an IMO 2020 BAF transparent indexing mechanism
Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) have published a bunker adjustment factor indexing mechanism to help shippers monitor and control bunker charges in the run-up to and following the introduction of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation.

New risks heap more pressure on beleaguered container market

The mood-music surrounding the container market has deteriorated further in the last three months, resulting in Drewry downgrading its outlook for world container port throughput for the current year and the rest of the five-year horizon, in its latest Container Market Annual Review and Forecast.

Study findings: Drewry believes future online marketplaces could bring mutual benefit to both carriers and shippers

Online technology platforms where shipping lines and their customers can negotiate forward contracts could help improve vessel utilisation levels and reduce freight rate volatility, according to a joint study conducted by global shipping consultancy, Drewry and maritime supply chain technology provider, CyberLogitec.

Slow car carrier recovery to trigger more distressed asset sales

Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its slow recovery, supported by improving utilisation and minimal vessel ordering, according to Drewry’s latest Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast.

Events

South Carolina International Trade Conference

Philip Damas presenting the container shipping outlook and challenges and opportunities for BCOs.

Global Biofuels Summit

Hu Qing to present the outlook for biofuels in Malaysia and Indonesia shipping markets.

TOC Americas 2019

Drewry will present its outlook for the container shipping industry.