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Shiprepair

Spotlight Report

February 2012

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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

VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook

VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook
Given the weak freight rate outlook for LPG shipping over the next twelve months, Drewry believes there is more downside risk to VLGC second-hand values, according to its latest LPG Forecaster.

Increasing long-haul crude trade insufficient to support tanker shipping rates

Rising long haul crude exports from the US and Nigeria will not be sufficient to increase tanker shipping rates, given lower anticipated Middle East output and surging tonnage supply, according to the Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster.

Spectre of oversupply haunts chemical shipping

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is expected to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, weakening earning prospects, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

Firm demand will continue to support dry bulk shipping

Drewry expects dry bulk shipping charter rates will continue to recover, with firm demand and controlled fleet growth, according to its latest Dry Bulk Forecaster.

Events

Argus Petrochemical Asia 2017

Drewry will present the outlook for China domestic and imports of methanol shipping market.

Black Sea Container Summit

Drewry will present its outlook on the state of container transport in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

South Carolina International Trade Conference

Drewry will present its outlook for the global container shipping industry.