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Shiprepair

Spotlight Report

July 2011

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Shiprepair

Fleet growth points to brighter future

The traditional industry maxim is that the fortunes of ship repairers mirror those of shipowners but with a time lag. So could the current conditions mark a trough in the industry, allowing both owners and repairers to be cautiously optimistic about future rebounds?

Drewry’s Shiprepair Spotlight Report discusses in detail the nature and influencing factors that determine the shiprepair industry, bringing a clear understanding to what is an important service for the shipping world.

 

Key areas covered:

  • Demand factors & influences
  • Ship conversion market
  • Competitive & economic market influences
  • Worldwide shiprepair facilities (covering 78 regions & countries)

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Fast facts

  • Table, charts and graphs also provided in flexible MS 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.