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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. Reefer 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

Drewry launches special report: Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) - what lies ahead?

Drewry launches special report: Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) - what lies ahead?
Drewry Financial Research launches an in-depth assessment of the issues faced and HMM’s future prospects given the current and anticipated future market context.

Lessors strengthen their grip on the container equipment market

The move towards container leasing and away from carrier ownership continues unabated, according to Drewry’s latest Container Census & Leasing and Equipment Insight

Multipurpose shipping eyes recovery

Multipurpose shipping has started 2018 on a confident footing and is forecast to recover further on rising demand, according to Drewry’s latest Multipurpose Forecaster and Annual Review.

Slow and steady recovery for container shipping

The outlook for the container shipping market is a combination of healthy demand growth that will outpace the fleet; resulting in a better supply-demand balance, according to Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster.

Events

Crew Connect Europe

Martin Dixon to discuss the economic outlook of ship operating costs.

ESPO 2018

Tim Power to present the outlook for ports and shipping.

Container Ports webinar briefing: Are terminals surviving the perfect storm?

Join us at 0900 or 1600 BST on Tues, 5 June 2018 to find out more on our latest research covering the container ports and terminals market. The session will be hosted by Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst in Drewry’s Ports and Terminals practice and Martin Dixon, Director - Head of Research Products at Drewry. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.