Drewry: 2020 Sulphur Cap Conundrum for Chemical Tankers 1

Drewry: 2020 Sulphur Cap Conundrum for Chemical Tankers

The key options on the table range from the installation of scrubbers to replacing high sulphur fuel (HSFO) by burning cleaner fuels, such as low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO), LPG or LNG. Space is often limited...
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Drewry: Battle For Supply Chain To Aide Container Supply-Demand Balance

“We believe that the industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCVs) among the major carriers, some of which now have their eyes fixed on a bigger prize of...
Drewry: Good News and Bad News for Container Ports in 2019 2

Drewry: Good News and Bad News for Container Ports in 2019

The projection is being made despite the upcoming headwinds the sector faces from growing geopolitical uncertainties like US-China tariff wars and Brexit. As such, Drewry anticipates to see a softening of the global container port demand...
Drewry: Asia to Mediterranean Trade Facing Choppy Waters? 3

Drewry: Asia to Mediterranean Trade Facing Choppy Waters?

After a flat second quarter, westbound Asia to Mediterranean volumes in the period July-September rose by 3.4%, and returns for October yielded a growth rate of 5.6%, Drewry said citing CTS data. The year-to-date rise in...
Drewry: East-West Contract Rates Help Reduce Shippers’ Costs 4

Drewry: East-West Contract Rates Help Reduce Shippers’ Costs

The cost reduction, based on contract freight rate data provided confidentially by Asian, American and European retailers and manufacturers, shows that shippers who negotiate well with carriers can continue to reduce their multi-million freight spend on...
Drewry: Liner Industry’s Appetite for Scrubbers Grows 5

Drewry: Liner Industry’s Appetite for Scrubbers Grows

With just over one year to go before the IMO’s new marine fuel sulphur cap of 0.5% comes into force, more containership owners are opting for exhaust scrubbers. There are currently 266 containerships fitted with scrubbers...
Verifavia Shipping Reminds Companies Of Imminent IMO DCS Deadline 6

Verifavia Shipping Reminds Companies Of Imminent IMO DCS Deadline

Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), today urged ship owners and operators to submit their data collection plans to verifiers by the recommended IMO deadline of September 1st...
Liner balance postponed

Liner balance postponed

A gloomier world economic outlook and rising trade tensions have forced Drewry to downgrade its forecast for container demand over the next five years, according to the global shipping consultancy’s latest edition of the Container Forecaster. Drewry’s...