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Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market Report: 2016 Edition

  • March 2016
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  • Koncept Analytics
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  • 58 pages

The global dry bulk shipping industry is an essential part of the international shipping sector, with ocean-going vessels representing the most efficient, and often the only method of transporting large volumes of basic commodities and finished products. The dry bulk shipping is defined as the transportation of homogenous bulk cargoes by bulk vessels on an irregular scheduled line.

Dry bulk shipping is involved in seaborne transport of commodities such as iron ore, coal (both thermal and coking), grain, bauxite and phosphate (major bulks), and other metals, minerals, and agribulks, such as fertilizer (minor bulks). The industry itself is extremely cyclical and volatile, characterized by large booms and busts. The global dry bulk carrier fleet may be divided into four categories based on a vessel's carrying capacity. These categories consist of: Capesize vessels, Panamax vessels, Handymax vessels, and Handysize vessels.

The key factors driving growth of the global dry bulk industry include rising urban population, accelerating global economic development, growing steel production and increasing global pig iron industry. Some of the noteworthy developments of this industry include downturn in the dry bulk charter market, containerization of dry bulk. However, the growth of respective industry is hindered by Chinese economic conditions, the acts of piracy and risk of oversupply and cyclicality.

This report offers in-depth analysis of the global dry bulk shipping market, along with an analysis of its commodities market including iron ore, coal, grain, bauxite/alumina, phosphate and minor bulk. The competition in the respective market is highly diversified, fragmented and also capital intensive. Some of the major players are Diana Shipping, Dry Ships, and Genco Shipping.

By combining SPSS Inc.’s data integration and analysis capabilities with our relevant findings, we have predicted the future growth of the market. We employed various significant variables that have an impact on this industry and created regression models with SPSS Base to determine the future direction of the industry. Before deploying the regression model, the relationship between several independent or predictor variables and the dependent variable was analyzed using standard SPSS output, including charts, tables and tests.

Table Of Contents

Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market Report: 2016 Edition
1. Market Overview

1.1 Dry Bulk Commodities Types8
1.2 Dry Bulk Vessel Types
1.3 Dry Bulk Charter Market

2. Dry Bulk Market Analysis

2.1 Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market by Volume
2.2 Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market by Commodity
2.3 Global Dry Bulk Carrier Orders by Region
2.4 Global Dry Bulk Fleet Size by Volume
2.5 Global Dry Bulk Fleet Size by Types of Vessels
2.6 Global Average Scrapping Age of Vessels
2.7 Global Dry Bulk Fleet Day Rate by Types of Vessels
2.8 Global Dry Bulk Newbuild Prices by Vessel Class

3. Dry Bulk Commodity Market

3.1 Global Seaborne Iron Ore Trade by Volume
3.2 Global Seaborne Coal Trade by Volume
3.2.1 Seaborne Thermal Coal Exports Share by Region
3.2.2 Seaborne Thermal Coal Imports Share by Region
3.3 Global Seaborne Grain Trade by Volume
3.4 Global Seaborne Bauxite/Alumina Trade by Volume
3.5 Global Seaborne Phosphate Rock Trade by Volume
3.6 Global Seaborne Minor Bulks Trade by Volume

4. Dry Bulk Regional Trading

4.1 China Dry Bulk Market
4.1.1 China's Seaborne Iron Ore Imports by Volume
4.1.2 China's Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume
4.2 Japan Dry Bulk Market
4.2.1 Japan's Seaborne Iron Ore Imports by Volume
4.2.2 Japan's Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume
4.3 EU - 25 Dry Bulk Market
4.3.1 EU-25 Seaborne Iron Ore Imports by Volume
4.3.2 EU-25 Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume
4.4 India Dry Bulk Market
4.4.1 Indian Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume
4.5 Brazil Dry Bulk Market
4.5.1 Brazil Seaborne Iron Ore Exports by Volume
4.6 Australia Dry Bulk Market
4.6.1 Australian Seaborne Iron Ore Exports by Volume
4.6.2 Australian Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume
4.7 South Korea Dry Bulk Market
4.7.1 South Korean Seaborne Coal Import by Volume
4.8 Indonesia Dry Bulk Market
4.8.1 Indonesian Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume
4.9 South Africa Dry Bulk Market
4.9.1 South Africa's Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume
4.10 Colombia Dry Bulk Market
4.10.1 Colombian Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume

5. Market Dynamics

5.1 Growth Drivers

5.1.1 Rising Urbanization
5.1.2 Accelerating Economic Development
5.1.3 Increase in Global Steel Production
5.1.4 Escalating Iron Industry
5.1.5 Rising Export of Iron Ore from Brazil and Australia

5.2 Trends and Development

5.2.1 Downturn in the Dry Bulk Charter Market
5.2.2 Containerization of Dry Bulk

5.3 Challenges

5.3.1 Chinese Economic Condition
5.3.2 Act of Piracy
5.3.3 Risk of Oversupply and Cyclicality

6. Competitive Landscape

7. Company Profiles

7.1 Diana Shipping, Inc.

7.1.1 Business Overview
7.1.2 Financial Overview
7.1.3 Business Strategies

7.2 Dry Ships, Inc.

7.2.1 Business Overview
7.2.2 Financial Overview
7.2.3 Business Strategies

7.3 Genco Shipping and Trading Ltd

7.3.1 Business Overview
7.3.2 Financial Overview
7.3.3 Business Strategies

8. Market Outlook

8.1 Market Forecast

8.2 Forecast Methodology

8.2.1 Dependent and Independent Variables
8.2.2 Correlation Analysis
8.2.3 Regression Analysis


List of Charts

Types of Shipping Markets
Major Dry Bulk Commodities
Main Segments of the Bulk Fleet
Dry Bulk Fleet Categories
Charter Market of Dry Bulk Carriers
Global Seaborne Dry Bulk Market by Volume (2010-2016E)
Global Dry Bulk Shipping Market Share by Commodity (2015E)
Global Dry Bulk Carrier Orders Market Share by Region (2015)
Global Dry Bulk Fleet Size by Volume (2010-2016E)
Global Dry Bulk Fleet Size by Types of Vessels (2010-2016E)
Global Dry Bulk Fleet Supply Growth Rate by Types of Vessels (2010-2016E)
Global Dry Bulk Carrier Fleet by Age Profile (2015)
Global Average Scrapping Age of Vessels (2008-2015)
Global Dry Bulk Fleet Day Rate by Types of Vessels (2010-2017E)
Dry Bulk Newbuild Prices - Capesize (2006-2014)
Dry Bulk Newbuild Prices - Panamax (2006-2014)
Dry Bulk Newbuild Prices - Handymax (2006-2014)
Dry Bulk Newbuild Prices - Handysize (2006-2014)
Global Seaborne Iron Ore Trade by Volume (2010-2016E)
Global Seaborne Coal Trade by Volume (2010-2016E)
Seaborne Thermal Coal Exports Share by Region (2014)
Seaborne Thermal Coal Imports Share by Region (2014)
Global Seaborne Grain Trade by Volume (2010-2016E)
Global Seaborne Bauxite/Alumina Trade (2010-2016E)
Global Seaborne Phosphate Rock Trade (2010-2016E)
Global Seaborne Minor Bulks Trade (2010-2016E)
China's Seaborne Iron Ore Imports by Volume (2008-2014)
China's Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume (2008-2014)
Japan's Seaborne Iron Ore Imports by Volume (2008-2014)
Japan's Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume (2008-2014)
EU-25 Seaborne Iron Ore Imports by Volume (2008-2014)
EU-25 Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume (2008-2014)
Indian Seaborne Coal Imports by Volume (2008-2014)
Brazil Seaborne Iron Ore Exports by Volume (2008-2014)
Australian Seaborne Iron Ore Exports by Volume (2008-2014)
Australian Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume (2008-2014)
South Korean Seaborne Coal Import by Volume (2008-2014)
Indonesian Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume (2008-2014)
South Africa's Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume (2008-2014)
Colombian Seaborne Coal Exports by Volume (2008-2014)
Global Urban Population (2007-2014)
Global GDP Growth (2006-2014)
Global Crude Steel Production (2007-2014)
Global Crude Steel Production by Region (2014)
Global Steel Use by Finished Steel Product (2008-2014)
Global Production of Pig Iron (2007-2014)
Diana shipping's Time Charter Revenues and Net Income (2010-2014)
Dry Ships's Revenues by Business Segment (2014)
Dry Ships's Revenues and Net Income (2010-2014)
Genco's Revenue by Business Segments (2014)
Genco's Revenue and Net Income (2010-2014)
Global Seaborne Dry Bulk Trade Forecast (2014-2018E)

List of Tables

Iron Ore Capacity Expansions (2013-2016E)
Top Global Capesize Fleet Owners
Dependent and Independent Variables (2010-2014)
Correlation Matrix
Model Summary - Coefficient of Determination
Regression Coefficients Output

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