Annual review and forecast of the reefer shipping market
This annual report provides in-depth analysis and forecasts of the perishable reefer shipping market, covering key commodity flows, fleet capacity development for the two principle vessel modes, as well as detailed market analysis by individual trade lane including freight rate development.
Trade and commodities
Drewry provides a complete assessment of the worldwide perishable reefer trade, with a particular focus on seaborne traffic, including extensive analysis of 15 main commodity classes covering 40 different products. The classes are: Meat / Poultry, Bananas, Fish / Seafood, Fresh Vegetables, Deciduous, Citrus, Exotics, Dairy, Frozen Potato Products, Confectionery, Frozen Vegetables, Melons & Berries, Pharmaceuticals, Frozen Fruit / Juices, and Cut Flowers.
10-year time series of total and seaborne reefer trade by commodity
5-year forecasts of total and seaborne reefer trade by commodity class
Seaborne reefer trade modal shares between containerships (tonnes and feu), specialised reefer ships and tankers by commodity class and trade route, with 5-year forecasts
Bilateral trade flows by commodity
Detailed analysis and forecasts for each of the 15 commodity classes, including breakdown by commodity, top exporting regions / countries and trends by trade route
Reefer shipping capacity
On the supply side Drewry has detailed coverage of both the containership and specialised reefer vessel segments.
Containership reefer plug capacity development by vessel size and 5-year forecasts
Smart reefer container fleet assessment and 5-year forecasts
Profiles of the top 12 containership reefer operators and key regional players including plug capacity and reefer container equipment fleet development, as well as operating strategies
Specialised reefer fleet capacity development by vessel size and 5-year forecasts
Profiles of the top 8 specialised reefer ship operators, including fleet profile, orderbook and operating strategies
Operating cost assessments and 5-year forecasts for specialised reefer vessels
Reefer shipping market
Analysis of trends and forecasts for the global reefer shipping market covering each to the two principal modes of containerships and specialised reefer vessels.
Reefer trade development by mode and trade route
Reefer container freight rate trends and forecasts
Specialised reefer vessel charter rate trends and forecasts
Modal competition and supply/demand outlook
Trade route analysis
Detailed analysis and forecasts of the top 15 reefer trades including: trade development by mode (tonnes and feu); key commodities and seasonality profiles; reefer shipping capacity and service development by mode; container equipment trade imbalance trends; and freight rate development. This insight is provided for the following trade routes:
North America to Asia
North Europe to Asia
North Europe to North America
Europe to Middle East
Mediterranean to Asia
East Coast South America to Asia
East Coast South America to Europe
Southern Africa to Europe
Southern Africa to Asia
West Coast of South America to Europe
West Coast of South America to Asia
Oceania to North Europe
Oceania to Asia
Central America and Caribbean to North America
Central America and Caribbean to North Europe
Comprehensive all-areas, global analysis and forecasts
Five-year trade forecasts by commodity, mode and trade route
Five-year shipping capacity forecasts by mode, including reefer plug and container equipment availability, as well as specialised reefer vessel capacity
Profiles of the top 12 reefer container shipping lines and top 8 specialised reefer vessel operators
Trade route analysis of the top 15 reefer trades including cargo demand forecasts, reefer plug capacity development, container equipment trade imbalances, specialised reefer vessel capacity and freight rate development
Reefer shipping market trends and forecasts, including modal share development and freight rate outlook
Tables, charts and graphs provided in Excel format
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Reefer container freight rates have risen sharply through 2021, but in contrast to dry cargo rates, are forecast to rise further in 2022, driven by catch up on North-South routes, according to Drewry’s recently published Reefer Shipping Annual Review and Forecast report.
Prices of dry freight shipping containers have doubled over the past year to reach historic highs but will moderate over the next few years, according Drewry’s recently published Container Census & Leasing Annual Review and Forecast 2021/22 report.