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Multipurpose Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2019/20

Annual Review and Forecast

April 2019

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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, including the market shares taken by the competing sectors of dry bulk and containers, forecasts 5-year general cargo demand including detailed data on key breakbulk commodity flows and port volumes

  • Fleet – examines the Multipurpose and Heavylift fleet, segmented by vessel type and lift capacity, the operators, demolitions, newbuilds, orderbook and 5-year fleet forecasts

  • Freight Market – analyses supply-demand balance, competing sectors, freight rates, as well as 5-year market forecasts

  • Asset Market – details newbuild & second hand and demolition prices, vessel operating costs, voyage costs, as well as 5-year forecasts


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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

Proposed US auto tariffs would have a significant negative impact on key East-West trade routes

Proposed US auto tariffs would have a significant negative impact on key East-West trade routes
Key US ports, leading global container lines and specialist car carriers will all be adversely impacted should the proposed US auto tariffs be implemented in the second quarter of 2019, according to an impact analysis published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

Satisfaction survey in container transport: Shippers dissatisfied with clarity of surcharges and transit times

The level of satisfaction concerning container carriers among exporters, importers, and freight forwarders falls marginally, according to the third annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).

A foggy outlook for container shipping, but a brighter tomorrow still likely

The container shipping industry is facing an exceptionally high level of uncertainty, ranging from the extra cost associated with IMO 2020 and how much carriers will recover from shippers, to the possibility of a trade recession and unknown future engagement by shipowners in large vessel building programmes, according to Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster.

Second study identifies routing options and ample terminal capacity to gear-up short-sea container services, post-Brexit, to alleviate congestion through Dover

Alternative capacity could be provided by short-sea container services between the UK and EU to alleviate possible congestion at the Port of Dover post-Brexit, according to a study by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

Events

Breakbulk Europe

Come and see Drewry at BreakBulk Europe

TOC Europe 2019

Neil Davidson and Leticia Astudillo to present Drewry’s ports and terminals outlook for 2019.