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Multipurpose Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2018-19

Annual Review and Forecast

March 2018

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Multipurpose Shipping Annual Review and Forecast

Detailed market analysis and forecasts

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

  • Appendices – listing of selected industrial projects impacting MPV shipping as well as breakbulk throughput volumes of selected world ports


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  • Market-leading report, unrivalled depth of analysis and sector insight
  • Report tables, charts and graphs provided in MS Excel format

News

Reefer container trade expansion to support freight rates

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.

Higher container equipment prices to squeeze leasing rate returns

Container equipment rental rates and cash investment returns remain weak, despite last year’s recovery, according to Drewry’s latest Container Census & Leasing annual.

Events

IMPA London 2018

Join Drewry to hear on our latest insights into the findings from our Ship Operating Costs report.

Project Cargo Summit

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

Container Ports webinar briefing: Where have all the greenfields gone?

Join us at 0900 or 1600 BST on Tues, 18 Sept 2018 to find out more on our latest research covering the container ports and terminals market. The session will be hosted by Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst in Drewry’s Ports and Terminals practice and Martin Dixon, Director - Head of Research Products at Drewry. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.