NEWBUILDING DEMAND FORECAST REVISED

This is a summary of a forecast, by the Shipbuilders' Association of Japan, of the world demand for newbuildings each year during the period 1982-1990. The forecast, on a gross-tonnage completed- newbuildings basis and dated Aug. 1982, updates a previous SAJ forecast made in Oct. 1980. It is forecast that demand will fall from 19.1 million tons in 1982 to 13 million in 1984, and then rise to reach a "recovery peak" of 24.7 million in 1990. Over the nine year period to 1990, a total of 169.5 million tons of newbuilding is expected; of this forecast total, 36% are bulk carriers, 26% tankers, 12% gas and other specialised carriers, and 26% other cargo ships. Percentages of the 24.7 million tons forecast for the year 1990 itself are:- bulk carriers 38, tankers 30, gas and other specialised carriers 11, and other cargo ships 21.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Zosen, 27 <1982>, p. 5 <Nov.> (1 1/2 pp., 1 graph)
  • Publication Date: 1982

Language

  • English

Subject/Index Terms

  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00684591
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 1995 12:00AM