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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
Container Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Container Forecaster (Annual Subscription)

Quarterly Forecaster · Latest release 01 Apr 2019

Widely regarded as the go-to reference for the global container industry, this product provides comprehensive market forecasts and analysis for container trade and port volumes, global supply and demand, trade route analysis and much more. All quarterly report updates are accompanied by tables, charts and graphs in MS Excel format.

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Ship Operating Cost Annual Review and Forecast 2018/19

Ship Operating Cost Annual Review and Forecast 2018/19

Annual Review and Forecast · Latest release 21 Nov 2018

One of Drewry’s flagship reports, Ship Operating Costs 2018/19 provides one of the most complete annual assessments of ship operating costs available in a single source. The report contains historical data for the period 2013 to 2018; assessments for 2018 and forecasts to 2023.

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