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Alongside our extensive market and financial research, we regularly publish white papers on issues of interest to senior industry stakeholders, whether shippers, carriers or financial intermediaries. Combining in-depth analysis and the uniquely impartial viewpoint of our sector experts these papers provide a commercial perspective on the issues of the day.
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Recent White Papers

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Date

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Technology to reduce freight rate volatility and capacity risks - Sept 2019

01 Oct 2019 PDF

Trade Impact Analysis of Proposed US Auto Tariffs - April 2019

09 Apr 2019 PDF

Brexit and Short-Sea Container Services - April 2019

03 Apr 2019 PDF

Brexit and the European freight trades - February 2019

27 Feb 2019 PDF

IMO 2020 Low-sulphur Regulations - Fuel Charges - Tips 2019 Contracts

06 Feb 2019 PDF

Survey Findings - IMO 2020 Low-sulphur Regulations - September 2018

01 Oct 2018 PDF

Webinar - IMO 2020 Low-sulphur Regulations - September 2018

28 Sep 2018 PDF

Invoicing and Payment Processes in Container Shipping - May 2018

04 May 2018 PDF

Ocean Freight Procurement in 2018 Recommendations February 2018

01 Feb 2018 PDF

Belt and Road Initiative Spotlight Briefing October 2017

24 Oct 2017 PDF
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News

The time for higher BAF charges has come

The time for higher BAF charges has come
With the enforcement date of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation now only 6 weeks away, shippers and forwarders are starting to get their chequebooks out to help ocean carriers cover the additional cost of the cleaner, low-sulphur fuel.

ESC, Drewry announce an IMO 2020 BAF transparent indexing mechanism

Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) have published a bunker adjustment factor indexing mechanism to help shippers monitor and control bunker charges in the run-up to and following the introduction of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation.

New risks heap more pressure on beleaguered container market

The mood-music surrounding the container market has deteriorated further in the last three months, resulting in Drewry downgrading its outlook for world container port throughput for the current year and the rest of the five-year horizon, in its latest Container Market Annual Review and Forecast.

Study findings: Drewry believes future online marketplaces could bring mutual benefit to both carriers and shippers

Online technology platforms where shipping lines and their customers can negotiate forward contracts could help improve vessel utilisation levels and reduce freight rate volatility, according to a joint study conducted by global shipping consultancy, Drewry and maritime supply chain technology provider, CyberLogitec.

Events

Outlook for finished vehicle shipping Briefing

Join us at 0900 GMT or 1600 GMT on Tues, 19 November 2019 for an online briefing on the outlook for finished vehicle shipping. The webinar will provide Drewry’s analysis and projections for finished vehicle trade flows, port trends, car carrier fleet development, freight rate and asset value outlook, as well as industry profitability. The session will be hosted by Tom Ossieur, Head of Car Carrier Research and Martin Dixon, Director, Head of Research Products at Drewry.

Optimised Ship Forum London 2019

Join Martin Dixon presenting the latest insights and findings from our Ship Operating Costs report.