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Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecast 2017

Annual Review and Forecast

March 2017

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Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecast

Annual review of the multipurpose market

Written by Susan Oatway, a leading expert in the sector, Drewry’s Multipurpose Annual Review & Forecast provides an unparalleled and in-depth view of the market.

Specific analysis is given on:

  • Trade – investigating the worldwide trade, including specific products, port volumes, cargo and forecasting demand
  • Fleet – looking at the Multipurpose and Heavylift fleet; its composition, development, orderbook and operators
  • Market – concentrating on the market for Multipurpose and Heavylift vessels, including rates and charters as well as supply-demand balances up to 2021
  • Economics and costs – operating costs, manning costs, newbuild, second-hand and demolition prices are presented as well as voyage and bunker costs


Multipurpose shipping market to strengthen on growing demand

Multipurpose shipping market to strengthen on growing demand
Many key drivers for dry cargo demand have reported a significant uptick in 2017, resulting in improving conditions for all vessels in the multipurpose shipping sector, according to Drewry’s latest Multipurpose Forecaster.

2nd Edition Report assessing the financial health of the container shipping industry now available

Drewry Financial Research Services Ltd., the investment research arm of global shipping consultancy Drewry, is pleased to announce the launch of its 2nd Edition special report into the financial health of the global container shipping industry.

LPG freight rate recovery to be confined to smaller vessels

Vessel oversupply will persist in the LPG shipping market for the next two years, keeping freight rates under pressure across most size segments, with any recovery being confined to smaller vessels, according to Drewry’s latest LPG Forecaster.

Scrapping to determine the pace of recovery for tanker shipping market

Recovery in the crude tanker shipping market is not expected until 2020 as weak trade growth and a bloated orderbook limit any rate recovery, with scrapping levels influencing the pace of any upturn, according to Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster.


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