The first Shipping Study published in 1971, examined the role of combined carriers in the bulk trades. At that time the fleet of combined carriers numbering some 107 ships and totalling 8.7 million DWT was forecast to reach 25 million DWT by 1975. In mid-1978, the fleet of combined carriers amounted to 396 ships and was some 40 million DWT larger than the fleet in 1971 (i.e. 47.6 million DWT). This fleet is operating in a trading environment completely different from that of the early 1970's. This present study analyses the fleet, trading patterns, employment and economics of combined carriers in the late 1970's. Throughout, comparisons will be made with the findings of Study Number One.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Drewry (HP) (Shipping Consultants) Limited

    Research Division, 24 Brook Street
    London W1Y 2LL,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 66 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 68

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00185341
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Drewry (HP) (Shipping Consultants) Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1979 12:00AM