Drewry: Multipurpose Shipping Outlook Lowered

Multipurpose shipping

The shipping consultancy said that, going forward, there is little possibility of improvement before 2021.

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Drewry Lowers 2019 Container Growth Forecast to 3 Pct

Containership

Drewry confident that world trade will rebound in 2020, but much will depend on developments outside of carriers’ ...

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Drewry: Shipping Industry's Benefits from US-China Trade War

Containership

Escalating trade hostilities between the US and China should result in higher volumes of intermediate goods.

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Canada to Secure Bigger Share of Asian LPG Market

LPG

RIPET will not bring major changes in demand for VLGCs, however, it is expected to impact LPG pricing.

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Latest Tariffs Weaken Transpacific Demand Growth Prospects

Container shipping

Demand growth prospects in the Transpacific drop in the aftermath of new tariffs.

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Drewry: Slowing Ships Could Bring Some Marginal Gains

Containership

Drewry: Further evaluation of the unintended consequences of slowing ships is required.

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Qatar’s LNG Ship Orders Could Push Newbuilding Prices Up

LNG carrier

Qatar’s orders would have minimal impact on short-term charter rates, but could drive newbuilding prices up.

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Drewry: Boxship Scrapping to Rise Ahead of IMO 2020

Containership

Drewry: More containerships are expected to be demolished as IMO 2020 implementation date approaches.

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China's Coal Imports Decision to Affect Demand for Panamaxes

bulker

Demand for Panamax bulkers is expected to shrink due to China's restriction of coal imports.

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Drewry: Slowing World Trade Dents Heavylift Shipping Outlook

BigLift Shipping

Drewry: Multipurpose and heavylift prospects after 2019 are muted by an expected slowdown in world trade.

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Slower Volumes Dent Carriers' Hopes for Higher Contracts

Containership

Drewry: Container shipments from Asia to West Coast North America dived in the first quarter of 2019.

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Proposed US Auto Tariffs to Affect East-West Trade Routes

Car carrier

Drewry: US auto tariffs would negatively impact key U.S. ports, container lines and car carriers.

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Drewry: Container Shipping Heading to a Better Tomorrow

Containership

Drewry: Degree of uncertainty in the container shipping industry is probably the highest in a decade.

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Drewry: Routing Options to Ease Dover Congestion Post-Brexit

Brexit

Short-sea container services could alleviate possible congestion at the Port of Dover post-Brexit.

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IMO 2020 to Fuel M&A Activity among Carriers?

Containership

Drewry: Extra costs associated with IMO 2020 sulphur cap could push financially vulnerable carriers into M&A.

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Drewry: Sulphur Cap to Trigger Slow Steaming, Transhipment

Container shipping

Drewry: IMO 2020 sulphur rule to trigger more slow steaming and transhipment.

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Rising Demand to Push China's Chemical Freight Rates Up

Tanker

Drewry: China’s increasing domestic demand for chemical shipping is to strengthen coastal freight rates.

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Drewry: Scrubbers Increasingly Attractive for VLGC Owners

Dorian LPG vessel

Drewry: Charterers prefer scrubber-fitted ships for long-term contracts, for keeping fuel bills in check.

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Drewry: Iron Ore Inventories Threaten Capesize Demand

Bulker

Capesize demand under threat by high iron ore inventories in China and looming uncertainty in global economy.

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South Koran Petchem Exports to Further Decline in 2019

tanker

South Korean petchem exports have seen a negative impact of US sanctions on Iran and economic slowdown in Asia. 

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Up to 40 Capesizes Could Lose Employment in 2019

Vale

The latest disaster at the Brazilian mine Córrego de Feijão is likely to reduce Capesize demand by some 35-40 ...

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