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About our research products

Drewry Maritime Research products provide detailed market intelligence in PDF report format and via online services. Subscriptions to our flagship ’Forecaster’ and ’Annual Reports’ now include all report tables, charts and graphs in flexible MS Excel format.

There are four main types of product:

  • INSIGHTS – updated weekly or monthly these services provide an up-to-date assessment of the main market sectors (either provided in PDF or through an online portal)
  • FORECASTERS – quarterly premium analysis and forecasts of market sectors
  • ANNUAL REPORTS – annual reviews of individual markets
  • SPOTLIGHT REPORTS – detailed ad-hoc reports on topical issues


Insights provide regular (typically monthly) reviews of individual maritime sectors, offering easily accessible market intelligence to business managers and decision-makers. Our popular Shipping Insight covers all the main market sectors. View the current list of Insight products



Our flagship sector reports. Forecasters provide quarterly, in-depth analyses and projections for all main market variables. Aimed at business managers who require detailed analysis and robust market projections, this premium product is updated quarterly. There are individual Forecasters covering Tankers, Containers, Multipurpose, Dry Bulk, LNG, LPG and Chemicals. View the current list of Forecaster products


Annual Reports

Everything you need to know about a market in one report. Drewry Annual Reports provide comprehensive reviews and analyses of individual markets, together with detailed explanations and forecasts. There are Annuals covering Manning, Ship Operating Costs, LNG, Reefers, Containers, Container Terminals and Shipbuilding. View current list of Annual Reports


Spotlight Reports

Our Spotlight Reports comprise detailed investigations on topical subject areas and cover strategic, operational and commercial issues. Recent reports have included Product Tankers and Car Carriers. View the current list of Spotlight Reports


Market sectors covered


Countries with subscribing Maritime Research clients.


Leading industry publications feature content from our Maritime Research reports each month (2018 monthly average)


New reports and title updates released in the 12 months before December 2018

Latest Maritime Research

The primary source of market insight, analysis and advice, trusted by the global maritime and shipping industry.

Complete coverage

From tankers to dry bulk, containers to ports - we keep a constant watch on the world's maritime markets

Rich heritage

More than 40 years continuously charting and analysing the world's maritime markets

Proudly independent

Our voice is our own and is not defined by others
Cancelled Sailings Weekly Insight

Cancelled Sailings Weekly Insight

Weekly Insights · Latest release 16 Oct 2020

A subscription to our new Cancelled Sailings Weekly Insight provides a detailed breakdown of blank sailings by trade lane and by alliance. As well as weekly PDF report, an Excel file provides a detailed 16-week history of cancellations. Preferential terms available to subscribers of our Container Freight Rate Insight service.

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Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast 2020/21

Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast 2020/21

Annual Review and Forecast · Latest release 31 Jul 2020

Our annual review provides the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of the container port and terminal industry. Typically published in the third quarter of each calendar year, this market defining report remains the “definitive reference” for the port and shipping industry, banks and other financial institutions.

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