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Container-Shipping

Drewry predicts challenging year ahead for container shipping 

  2020 will prove another challenging year for ocean carriers in terms of capacity management, according to Drewry. The maritime research consultancy firm, however,...

World Contained Index down by 5.6%

Drewry: World Container Index down 21.8% on year

  The composite index decreased 3.9% this week and, likewise 21.8% down as compared with same period of 2018. The average composite index of the WCI, assessed by...

Sulphur charge

Drewry: Higher BAF charges to arrive ahead of IMO 2020 

  With the enforcement date of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation now only 6 weeks away, shippers and forwarders are starting to get their cheque-books out to help...

US container imbalance worsening, says Alphaliner

Drewry: Box spot rates rise amid more idle ships, bunker surcharges

  The container spot freight market have rebounded amid a growing number of idle ships and new bunker surcharges, in what has been a mostly disappointing year for...

Drewry downgrades global port throughput outlook

Drewry downgrades global port throughput outlook

  Shipping consultancy Drewry has downgraded its outlook for world container port throughput for the current year and the rest of the five-year horizon amid further...

Slow car carrier recovery to trigger more distressed asset sales — Drewry 

Slow car carrier recovery to trigger more distressed asset sales — Drewry 

  Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its slow recovery, supported by improving utilisation and minimal vessel ordering. However, costs are rising while...

Low-sulphur fuel to cost 30% more than the current fuel — Drewry 

Low-sulphur fuel to cost 30% more than the current fuel — Drewry 

  Early indications of prices for low-sulphur fuel oil 0.5% compliant with the IMO 2020 rule showed that the new fuel costs about 30% more than the current,...

3,000 containers trapped in Apapa port as truck drivers protest NPA policy

Drewry forecasts modest growth for global container port 

Global container port demand is heading toward a modest growth and numerous uncertainties, accompanied with muted capacity expansion plans. Most world regions would...

3,000 containers trapped in Apapa port as truck drivers protest NPA policy

Drewry forecasts global container port volumes at 973m TEU

Global container port demand is forecast to rise for the next five years with box throughput reaching 973 million TEU by 2023, though capacity expansion plans are likely...

Drewry forecasts positive outlook for container port demand

Drewry: Container market faces increasing uncertainty

The container market is facing “a series of existential fears” that could dent shipping demand in the future, according to Drewry, prompting the consultant to...

Samsung Heavy wins $190m LNG ship order 

Slowing ships could bring some marginal gains, says Drewry

Slowing ships even further could have some marginal gains, however, further evaluation of the unintended consequences is required, according to shipping consultancy...

U.S. wants IMO to implement 2020 sulphur cap rule in phases 

IMO sulphur cap will trigger slow steaming — Drewry 

Shipping consultancy firm Drewry has said that the 2020 sulphur cap deadline of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) could lead to more slow steaming and...