EVOLUTION, ECONOMICS AND EMPLOYMENT OF MULTI-PURPOSE DRY CARGO SHIPS (10-25,000 DWT)
The Report covers: The development of dry cargo shipping since World War II; The growth of the world shipping fleet over this period; The structure of the general cargo fleet, statistics being presented to show the importance of conventional multi-deck ships and their size, age, etc.; The origin and concept of multi-purpose cargo ships, highlighting the large "Liberty Replacement" market; The differences between the large number of standardised designs of multi-purpose ship presently marketed by shipbuilders; The facilities which such ships possess, or which are available as options; The existing fleet of multi-purpose vessels, showing the number of each of the main types in service, or on order; The operational costs of multi-purpose ships; The revenues of multi-purpose cargo ships; The employment of multi-purpose ships is considered together with chartering activity, in order to show the wide variety of trades in which this type of dry cargo ship is able to operate, and; The changing trading environment, and the extent to which developments in bulk and non-bulk trades will diminish, or increase, the requirement for multi-purpose ships in the competition from other ship types.
- The report costs $160.00.
Drewry (HP) (Shipping Consultants) LimitedPalladium House, 1-4 Argyll Street
London W1V 1AD, England
- Publication Date: 1977-7
- Pagination: 122 p.
- TRT Terms: Dry bulk carriers; Economic analysis; Freight traffic; Shipping; Ships; Statistics
- Old TRIS Terms: Economic analysis (Multipurpose ships); General cargo traffic; Multipurpose ships; Shipping statistics
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Economics; Freight Transportation; Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00163203
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Drewry (HP) (Shipping Consultants) Limited
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 13 1977 12:00AM