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Shipping outlook cover imageNext year could turn out to be the best year for shipping since the financial crash of 2008 — if industry participants are vigilant enough to avoid past mistakes.


The key to success is understanding how to read the market dynamics, avoid the potential pitfalls of the past and capitalise early on emerging trends.


The Maritime Intelligence Outlook 2018 report incorporates exclusive analysis from the global Lloyd’s List editorial team, covering each of the core shipping sectors with an in-depth view of the competing dynamics at play. It also includes extensive data forecasting from the Lloyd’s List Intelligence team featuring commentary on the main drivers for newbuilding orders; shipbuilding output forecasts for the next five to 10 years; and data reports on expected deliveries, removals, cancellations and fleet size, for each of the core vessel sectors.


Offering a unique distillation of Lloyd’s List’s market intelligence, this report is required reading for anyone intending to make decisions in or around shipping in 2018.


Price: £749


To buy the report, click on the button below, or speak to one of the team on +44 (0)20 3377 3792.


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Report contents

  • Look in to the crystal ball - and decide what to do next
  • Fleet overview: The year of recovery, finally?
  • Shipbuilding: Stage is set for yards' game of survival
  • Data analysis: Total shipbuilding market outlook
  • Dry bulk: Why the Year of the Dog can wag its tail
  • Data analysis: Dry bulk

  • Container lines: Prospects brighten against backdrop of more consolidation
  • Data analysis: Containers

  • Crude tankers: Hope of bottoming out
  • Data analysis: Crude oil tankers

  • Product tankers: Bulls are arriving...hopefully
  • Data analysis: Product and chemical tankers

  • LNG: Sweet mix of supply-demand fundamentals
  • Data analysis: LNG

  • LPG: Light at the end of the tunnel
  • Data analysis: LPG

  • Container ports: Facing up to an age of maturity

  • Regulation: A turning point in the environment debate

  • Finance: The future might lie in the past
  • Orderbook and deliveries
  • Cancellations and contracts
  • Removals and fleet size
  • Current key figures