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Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18

Annual Review and Forecast

September 2017

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Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast

Annual review of the reefer market

Our 2017/18 report is further improved and fully incorporates the recently added commodities of pharma, cut flowers and confectionery into the main body of the report and its forecasts.

 

This unique global study has been further improved and provides an in-depth analysis on the containerised reefer market and trade as it speeds up its assault on the refrigerated sector. Reeefer Shipping Market Review & Forecast 2017/18 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 10 main commodity classes totalling over 30 different commodities. The classes are; Bananas, Citrus, Deciduous, Exotics, Fish / Seafood, Meat / Poultry, Dairy, Pharma, Cut Flowers and Confectionary - as well as other commodities such as tomatoes, frozen potatoes and fresh & frozen vegetables.

 

On the supply side Drewry has detailed coverage of both the container sector and specialised 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 by commodity
  • Forecast trade of perishable reefer cargoes to 2021 - 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 recycling 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 specialised reefer vessel sizes 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, 2001-2020
  • Forecast development of reefer market supply/demand, 1Q17 through to 1Q20
  • Reefer capacity (container vs specialised)
  • Seaborne cargo volumes (container vs specialised)
  • Seaborne utilisation (container vs specialised)

 

Appendices

  • Top eight specialised reefer operators’ fleet lists
  • Containership capacity analyses for Oceania, East Coast South America, West Coast South America, South Africa and West Africa 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

Handysize LPG vessels to be worst performers in 2018

Handysize LPG vessels to be worst performers in 2018
Among the different sizes of LPG ships, the small vessel segment is expected to be the best performer in 2018 while Handysize ships will be the worst, according to Drewry’s latest LPG Forecaster.

Ship operating costs stabilise as market recovery lifts pressure

The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual.

Slowdown in China’s crude stoking activity to hurt tonnage demand in the crude tanker shipping market in 2018

Crude tanker freight rates are expected to decline further in 2018 following a sharp decline in 2017, according to Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster.

Drewry announces appointment of new Senior Quantitative Economist

Drewry appoints Mario O. Moreno as Senior Quantitative Economist.

Events

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference

Neil Davidson to speak in the opening session discussing Drewry’s outlook for the sector.