New Report Offers Detailed Study Of World Reefer Shipping

In their recent report, "Reefer Shipping - Global Prospects For Refrigerated Cargo Shipping And Trade To 2005," Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd., London, seeks to provide cargo owners and ship operators with highly detailed and organized data that identifies market trends in refrigerated cargo to the year 2005.

To explain why there can often be wide variations in revenues during the trading year, "Reefer Shipping" evaluates such factors as: breakbulk, palletized and container shipping; liner versus non-liner; high and low-volume months and seasons; and frozen and, chilled cargo.

Up-to-date profiles on the dozen major refrigerated cargo players are also provided. Drewry states that they have provided detailed information describing the current fleets, spheres of operation and market roles for the Americans, British, Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Japanese, South African and Swedish reefer shipping interests.

The report offers an overview of the reefer market, including an appraisal of reefership economics and the costs of refrigerated transport.

It examines trends in newbuilt ship prices, world fleet composition and capacity through the year 2005, owner's operating costs and typical fuel/port expenses in an effort to compare and contrast costs profiles for different ships and fruit trades.

The Reefer Shipping report is published by Drewry Shipping Consultants, Ltd., 11 Heron Quay, London E14 4JF, United Kingdom, price approximately $600 (350 Pounds Sterling) post-paid.

For further information or to request a copy of the report, contact Peter Rowbotham in the U.K. at: Telephone: 071-987-9396 Fax: 071- 987-9396 (telephone from the U.S., 011-44-71-987-9396).

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 20,  May 1992

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