The 2nd edition (June 2017) Special Report by our Maritime Financial Research team provides an in-depth, independent assessment of the financial health of the container shipping industry’s key players.
The shiprepair market has shifted from the peak of 2008, when yards could pick and choose what work they took on, to one that is far more competitive. Many owners have gone into minimum-maintenance mode and will only commit to doing what is absolutely necessary. Find out what effects the market dynamics with this spotlight report.
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.