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Product Tanker Market Annual Review and Forecast 2015/16

Annual Review and Forecast

August 2015

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Product Tanker Market Annual Review and Forecast

Annual review and forecast

This report dissects the complex products seaborne trade to reveal – for the first time - the individual growth trajectories of its main components – naphtha, gasoline, jet fuel (kerosene), gasoil (diesel) and fuel oil.

 

It illustrates how the map of seaborne refined products movements has been radically redrawn in recent years to accommodate profound shifts in supply and demand for refined products.

 

The report present our detailed analysis on actual products-trading fleet, which has been determined using our latest two-step methodology for fleet classification - whereby the fleet is first classified according to technical vessel specifications (such as IMO class, type of tank coating, average tank size etc.) and then on the basis of the current trading status of each vessel (whether carrying refined products, chemicals or crude oil).

 

It establishes a prognosis and provides 5-year projections of key market indicators such as refined products supply, demand, balance, trade, and tonne-mile demand, tonnage supply and freight rates.


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  • Comprehensive, annual sector report
  • Report tables, charts and grahps provided in flexible MS Excel format

News

VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook

VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook
Given the weak freight rate outlook for LPG shipping over the next twelve months, Drewry believes there is more downside risk to VLGC second-hand values, according to its latest LPG Forecaster.

Increasing long-haul crude trade insufficient to support tanker shipping rates

Rising long haul crude exports from the US and Nigeria will not be sufficient to increase tanker shipping rates, given lower anticipated Middle East output and surging tonnage supply, according to the Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster.

Spectre of oversupply haunts chemical shipping

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is expected to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, weakening earning prospects, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

Firm demand will continue to support dry bulk shipping

Drewry expects dry bulk shipping charter rates will continue to recover, with firm demand and controlled fleet growth, according to its latest Dry Bulk Forecaster.

Events

Argus Petrochemical Asia 2017

Drewry will present the outlook for China domestic and imports of methanol shipping market.

Black Sea Container Summit

Drewry will present its outlook on the state of container transport in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

South Carolina International Trade Conference

Drewry will present its outlook for the global container shipping industry.