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In a rapidly changing world, understanding and deciphering signals in your market is essential. Using our extensive data points and experience, we have developed unique forecasting models that span the short and medium terms for the major shipping markets: Tanker, Container, Dry Bulk, Vehicle Carriers, and LPG markets.

Our approach to shipping market forecasts

Comprehensive data sets

Sourced from a global network, cleaned, and assessed by our research team.

Dynamic market models

Leveraging the latest market transactions, negotiations, trends, and intelligence.

Extensive experience

Providing scenario forecasting and analysis to the shipping markets since 1996.

Markets are unpredictable. Our analysis makes them manageable.

Compiled by our shipping economists and analysts, our Market Outlook forecasts provide valuable insights and analysis into the future while also incorporating current geopolitical events. We enable clients to monitor and react to rapidly changing markets through our detailed and expert consultancies, reports, presentations, and forecast market values and earnings.

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Consultancy Services

Our expert analysts bring decades of forecasting experience, combined with cutting-edge techniques for analysing and communicating shipping market developments. We utilize our unique model, expertise, and market knowledge to decipher market signals and provide clients with valuable insights and analysis into the future. Talk to our team and see how we can guide you through navigating complex market questions.

Long-Term Presentations

Our Market Outlook presentations are updated every quarter and provide up to 4 years of comprehensive, independent analysis on standard vessel sizes, including the effects of demand for relevant cargo types. Meet our analysts face to face to discuss market assumptions and identify key turning points. We cover:

  • The macroeconomic environment
  • Supply developments and estimated future fleet developments, including scrapping, conversions and cancellations, deliveries and shipbuilding activity
  • Demand developments and future trade of relevant commodities in key geographical regions
  • Forecast for newbuilding prices and secondhand values
  • Forecast for vessel earnings for modern to ten-year-old, non-scrubber fitted vessels
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market outlook presentations

Short-Term Reports

We develop and provide quarterly Market Outlook written reports that include a view of our forecasted freight rates, market values, demand and supply assessment, and market assumptions for the upcoming 1–2 years. Talk to our team to determine the best reporting strategy for your business.

Want to know more?

Talk to our team about which forecasting engagement is best for your business.