Research Study: Perspective 2019

PERSPECTIVE 2019


Expert Analysis and Forward Outlook for Shipping in 2019


A well-informed decision is the best decision. BMTI’s new Perspective 2019 report offers a multitude of forward-looking viewpoints and forecasts for the year ahead thanks to the contributions of over 30 shipping professionals as well as our own analyses on trade patterns and economic trends. BMTI has compiled multiple viewpoints about the year ahead from its network of professionals across the entire shipping industry. Focused primarily in dry bulk shipbroking, coasters shipping and container shipping, these various market players offer their honest and well-informed opinions about where the industry is and where the market is likely to go in 2019. In addition to this wealth of expert essays, BMTI has supplemented the report with up-to-date market analysis from its own in-house research department drawing upon the most current economic data. This combination of anecdotal wisdom and technical analysis is sure to support any market player in their decision-making and business strategies. Perspective 2019 is a crucial resource for preparing for the year in shipping and world trade, deserving a place on the desk of every broker, owner, operator, charterer, trader or investor in the maritime industry.

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Variety of Content in BMTI Perspective 2019Perspective 2019 Content

  • Shipping market overview and macroeconomic trends
  • Over 30 independent essays from active shipping professionals
  • World trade considerations and economic growth forecasts
  • Graphical overlays of shipping indices from last four years
  • Dry bulk cargo drivers, highlighting new areas of growth
  • Impact of reduced Brazilian ore mining on Capesize sentiment
  • Commodity and steel market outlook and effects on dry cargo trade
  • Fleet growth forecast versus supply growth forecast
  • In-depth analysis of modern shipping finance
  • Short sea assessments for European coaster markets
  • Container outlook for 2019 including fleet and trade predictions
  • Special reports on South American markets
  • Technological advances and developments in green shipping