THE TRADING PROSPECTS FOR PANAMAX (50-80,000 DWT) BULK CARRIERS AND OBOS

This publication sets out to investigate the "Panamax" vessels' emerging new market role and attempts to reach some conclusions about the potential supply/demand relationship for these vessels through to the mid-1980s. The study begins by examining the size and structure of the current "Panamax" dry bulk fleet with Part 2 of the Study considering these vessels market role. Part 3 discusses "Panamax" dry bulk vessel employment patterns. In Part 4 there is a review of the trading costs of "Panamax" dry bulk carriers and, in Part 5 the future prospects for these vessels are evaluated.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Drewry (HP) (Shipping Consultants) Limited

    Research Division, 24 Brook Street
    London W1Y 2LL,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00317490
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Study No. 83
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM