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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

Ship operating costs reach inflection point as inflation returns

Ship operating costs reach inflection point as inflation returns
Average vessel operating costs rose modestly for the second year in succession following two years of marked declines, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast.

Car carriers on the up despite rising uncertainty

Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its recovery from the trough of 2016, supported by improving utilisation, according to the Drewry’s Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast report.

Drewry launches ‘Cost Impact Calculator’ to help shippers prepare for and better understand fuel costs post-IMO 2020

Responding to the needs of Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) ahead of the IMO 2020 global emission regulation, Drewry announces the addition of a new BAF formula and fuel cost benchmarking service to its range of ocean freight procurement support services.

Liner balance postponed

A gloomier world economic outlook and rising trade tensions have forced Drewry to downgrade its forecast for container demand over the next five years, according to the latest Container Forecaster.

Events

Container Ports webinar briefing: What container vessel cascading is heading for ports?

Join us at 0900 or 1600 GMT on Tues, 11 Dec 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.

10th Chemical & Product Tanker Conference

Hugo Finlay to provide in-depth analysis of the chemical and product tanker market fundamentals.

24th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit

Drewry to present the outlook for manning and ship operating costs.