Ocean Shipping Consultants

OSC was formed in 1985 as an independent economic consultancy company, specialising in shipping economics and port development. The company has developed an unequalled database for trade, port and shipping data, together with considerable accumulated expertise on the part of the principals and consultants who comprise the OSC team.

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Middle East Containerport Markets To 2025

01 Nov 2013  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
Containerport throughput in the Middle East increased by 250 per cent over 2001-12, to 36m TEU. Earnings from exports of oil have created the prosperity which has driven demand for containerised goods - the mainstay of container trade in this port region. More recently, burgeoning petrochemica...
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LNG as a Bunker Fuel: Future Demand Prospects & Port Design Options

01 Aug 2013  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
LNG has become more prominent as a potential bunker fuel in recent years. The establishment of the Baltic and North Sea Emission Control Areas (ECA), and more recently the US ECA, has encouraged owners, operators, bunker suppliers and ports to consider the potential for LNG as a bunker fuel. ...
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East Asian Containerport Markets to 2025

01 Mar 2013  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
The East Asian containerport market grew by 9 per cent in 2011 and some 5 per cent in 2012, reaching 325m TEU. Growth has been strongest in northeast and east China, and the ASEAN countries. Recent expansion in these port regions has been driven by strong growth in intra-Asian&nbs...
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Offshore Support Vessels and Mobile Rigs: Global Prospects to 2025

01 Feb 2013  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
The offshore industry is gearing up for major expansion in the future. Growing global energy demand will necessitate exploration into deeper oceans and more northerly locations. Increased application of new technological advances, such as drilling in ultra-deep water (10,000ft+) has stimulated...
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Offshore Rigs: Global Prospects to 2020

  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
Offshore Rigs: Global Prospects to 2020   The international offshore rig sector has experienced several years of sustained growth on the strength of high global demand and restricted supply of suitable and available rigs. Day rates have risen to some of the highest ever levels. Future prospec...
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LNG to 2030:A Detailed Review of Future Volumes & Trends

  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
LNG to 2030:A Detailed Review of Future Volumes & TrendsThe LNG industry has experienced significant growth in recent years and has featured:• Large-scale demand growth• Emerging new supply sources• Emerging new import markets• Increased investment in LNG infrastructure• Increased contract flexi...
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LPG Carriers: Market Prospects to 2015

  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
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Chemical Carriers:Market Prospects to 2015

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The chemical carrier sector has been suffering over recent years from limited growth in demand and stagnant freight rates. However, the past year has seen a turn around in the industry, with increased economic activity and an increase in the demand for chemicals funding trade and shipping demand e...
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Cruise Shipping to 2015 - A Realistic Appraisal of Prospects

  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
Cruise shipping currently faces market conditions unprecedented in this hitherto highly expansionary sector - demand was hit hard by the events of September 11th and continues to exhibit very visible signs of damage, whilst the scale of recent years’ new vessel ordering by the major lines guarantees...
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Containerisation in North Europe to 2015

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North European containerport demand has expanded rapidly over the past decade, despite some slowdown in the pace in 2001. Growth has been driven primarily by trade expansion, further conversion to containerisation and - most importantly by the continuing push for globalisation. The strongest growth ...
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Self-Unloading, Hybrid & Geared Bulk Carriers

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Continuously self-unloading vessels can offer significantly lower transport costs than conventional geared and gearless bulk carriers. These depend on achieving the right combination of shipping and port economies, in order to offset higher capital costs. Recent developments have focused on th...
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The World Ship Repair Market to 2015

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Shiprepair activity improved over 2000/2001, benefiting both emerging and established facilities worldwide. However, competition remains strong, with low cost centres influencing developments in all regions. Pressures to improve profitability remain - particularly among established yards - prompting...
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Marketing Of Container Terminals

  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
Marketing of Container Terminals is one of a series of highly detailed studies published by Ocean Shipping Consultants Ltd in the fields of container shipping and port development. Among other recent titles are:World Containerport Outlook to 2015European Intermodalism – a market studyContainerisatio...
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Global LNG Trade & Trends to 2030

  |  Published by:  Ocean Shipping Consultants
The LNG industry has experienced significant growth in recent years and has featured: Large-scale demand growthMany new supply sourcesMany new import marketsSignificant and continued investment in LNG infrastructureSpeculative LNG carrier newbuilding ordersNew larger vessel designsLNG trade v...
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