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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

Drewry Maritime Financial Insight October 2017 - now available

Drewry Maritime Financial Insight October 2017 - now available
Summary: Dry bulk market on strong footing, while tanker/gas shipping rates up on seasonal demand.

Cautious optimism remains the name of the game for multipurpose shipping

Recovering demand for multipurpose shipping combined with improved market conditions for competing sectors, will result in rising market share for the multipurpose fleet, according to Drewry’s latest Multipurpose Shipping Forecaster.

Container lines speed up their assault on reefer cargo

Container shipping lines are increasing their share of the seaborne reefer market, and are forecast to accelerate their assault over the coming years, according to Drewry’s latest Reefer Shipping Market Review and Forecast.

Drewry launches Reefer Benchmarking Club to bring transparency to prevailing reefer contract freight rates

Drewry has launched a new, dedicated Reefer Benchmarking Club to meet the growing concerns of shippers about rising freight rates and reduced service levels at a time of carrier consolidation.

Events

TOC Americas

Drewry will present its outlook for the container shipping industry.

Breakbulk Americas

Come and see Drewry presenting our outlook on the heavy-lift and multipurpose shipping market at BreakBulk Americas.

21st HR & Crew Management Conference

Drewry to present on seafarer trends, outlook and costs.