Drewry report

Drewry’s sees soaring container rates continuing

  Drewry’s today reported that its World Composite Index (WCI) increasedby 4% or $344 to reach $9,330.28 per 40ft container – which is 368% higher than the same week in 2020.The UK-based shipping consultancy expects rates to increase further in the coming weeks. The average composite index of the WCI, assessed by Drewry for year-to-date, …

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Drewry forecasts $80 billion profit in 2021 for container lines

  According to UK-based Drewry maritime consultancy, global container carriers are on track for an annual 2021 profit of $80 billion, and this could even stretch to $100 billion  should rates continue their meteoric rise through the second half of this year. This represents a substantial upgrade to its $35 billion forecast of earnings before …

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Port congestion gaining momentum globally

  More than 300 liners are waiting for berth space globally according to a report on Splash247. Data published today by Seaexplorer, a container shipping platform created by logistics giant Kuehne+Nagel, shows the global carrier snarl-up with supply chains is under enormous stress. From Shekou to Seattle, Amsterdam to Auckland, containerships are backing up like never …

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Officer shortfall at sea heading for decade-high by 2026

  Diminishing attractiveness of a career at sea, coupled with rising man-berth ratios and continued fleet growth will lead to the highest shortfall of officers to crew the world’s merchant fleet in over a decade by 2026, estmates London-based Drewry shipping consultancy in its latest manning report. Drewry believes the latest trends will have important implications …

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Entente entre les ports de Montréal et Trois-Rivières

Photo: Administration portuaire de Montréal Dans le cadre de l’entente de collaboration signée fin 2018 et qui vise à améliorer leurs services portuaires respectifs ou communs, les administrations portuaires de Montréal et de Trois-Rivières sont heureuses d’annoncer le déploiement de trois projets qui viendront améliorer les opérations maritimes des deux ports : la mise en place d’un portail extranet commun permettant d’encadrer l’arrivée des …

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Le COVID-19 fait grimper les coûts d’exploitation des navires selon Drewry (en anglais)

London, UK,  – Vessel operating costs have risen at their fastest pace in over a decade this year, on higher insurance cover premiums and COVID-19 related expenses, but are expected to moderate in subsequent years as pandemic related spend unwinds, according to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2020/21 report published by …

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COVID-19 drives up ship operating costs according to Drewry

London, UK,  – Vessel operating costs have risen at their fastest pace in over a decade this year, on higher insurance cover premiums and COVID-19 related expenses, but are expected to moderate in subsequent years as pandemic related spend unwinds, according to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2020/21 report published by …

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Officer shortfall forecast to widen according to Drewry

The current officer shortfall to crew the global merchant fleet is forecast to widen amid reduced attractiveness of a career at sea, according to the latest report from the global shipping consultancy Drewry. The consultancy estimates that there is a global officer shortage equating to around 2% of overall demand, though presently this is masked …

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