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Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast 2016/17

Annual Review and Forecast

September 2016

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Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast

Annual review of the reefer market

Our 2016/17 report is further improved and continues with the inclusion of bi-lateral trade analyses.

 

This unique global study has been further improved and now provides an even greater depth of analysis on the containerised reefer market and trade as it continues to disrupt and change the reefer industry. Reefer Shipping Market Review & Forecast 2016/17 is one of Drewry Maritime Research’s annual reports, providing a complete review of the industry whilst also presenting detailed forecasts for key metrics.

 

Demand/Supply

Drewry provides extensive analyses on seven main commodity classes totalling over 30 different commodities. The classes are; Bananas, Citrus, Deciduous, Exotics, Fish / Seafood, Meat / Poultry, Dairy - as well as other commodities such as pharmaceuticals, cut flowers, tomatoes and fresh & frozen vegetables.

 

On the supply side Drewry has further improved its coverage of the container sector, giving you a balanced view of the industry as its makeup progresses.

 

Trade and Commodities

  • Change in worldwide trade by commodity and import region
  • Estimated seaborne trade
  • Forecast trade of perishable reefer cargoes to 2020 - including modal split

 

Reefer Containership fleet

  • Containership fleet profiles
  • Financial overview of the container industry
  • Analysis of the refrigerated container fleet
  • Top 10 container operators (reefer teu capacity) analysed by fleet size, newbuildings and age profile
  • Market rates and carrier operating costs

 

Specialised fleet

  • Specialised reefer fleet analysis including on deck reefer capacity
  • Analysis of future capacity levels including newbuildings and demolition levels
  • The major eight operators for the specialised sectors are addressed individually in this section by fleet size, newbuildings and age profile
  • Detailed operating cost budgets for three main specialised reefer are included

 

Market

Market issues are addressed - both in terms of capacity and freight rate - and their resultant effect on the supply/demand balance.

  • Key issues within the reefer containership industry are reviewed
  • Specialised reefer time charter market, 2000-2018
  • Forecast development of reefer market supply/demand, 1Q16 through to 1Q19
  • Reefer capacity (container vs specialised)
  • Seaborne cargo volumes (container vs specialised)
  • Seaborne utilisation (container vs specialised)

 

Appendices

  • Top six specialised reefer operators’ fleet lists
  • Containership capacity analyses for Australian, East Coast South America, West Coast South America, South African and West African trade lanes

More Information

Fast facts:

  • Comprehensive all-areas, global analysis
  • Assessment of the impact of containerised reefer market on the sector
  • Tables charts and graphs provided in 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.