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Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18

Annual Review and Forecast

November 2017

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Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast

Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18

One of Drewry’s flagship reports, Ship Operating Costs 2017/18 provides one of the most complete annual assessments of ship operating costs available in a single source. Operating cost assessments are provided for 44 representative ship types, spanning the oil, chemical, LNG, LPG, dry, bulk, container, general cargo, reefer and ro-ro sectors.


For each ship type/size covered the report shows the historical trend in annual ship operating costs for the period 2012 to 2017, broken down by main cost head, and an assessment of 2017 ship operating costs by main cost head (e.g. Insurance) and by sub-head (e.g. protection and indemnity insurance). The report contains annual projections of total ship operating costs by ship type and size to 2022. In addition, as well as assessments for the Drewry standard 10-year old ship, the report contains assessments of 2017 operating costs by vessel age.

A comprehensive, global study of this nature is a powerful tool, enabling you to benchmark specific ship operating costs with confidence and clarity. No other source of information provides such a depth and breadth of insight, allowing you to drill down into specific cost heads.

Drewry Maritime Research’s annual series of reports provide the type of data, in-depth analysis and objective comment you need to make well-informed business decisions. Independent in thought, they are valued and trusted by an elite client base of industry stakeholders and market players


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  • All-encompassing, global study
  • Widely regarded as the definitive ’opex’ reference
  • Historical analysis of the past five years
  • Assessments of 2017 operating costs by vessel age
  • Assessments and forecasts for the next five years
  • All report tables, charts and graphs provided in MS Excel format

What people think

"Drewry's 'Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast' is a benchmark publication for the whole shipping industry, providing analytical, up-to-date, in-depth information about ship management and running costs. It’s an essential reference."
Anthony Papadopoulos, Shipping Credit Analyst - Corporate Underwriter, NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE
Anthony Papadopoulos
Shipping Credit Analyst - Corporate Underwriter


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