• Breakbulk & Project Cargo
  • 25-26 May 2021 | #Breakbulk21
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Susan Oatway


Senior Analyst, Multipurpose & Breakbulk Shipping

Susan is a highly experienced consultant, for more than 13 years she has been the principal author of Drewry’s Multipurpose and Heavy Lift publications and is co-Editor of the Reefer Shipping report.


Susan Oatway is a highly experienced consultant who is fully conversant with all aspects of the multipurpose and dry bulk shipping market. She has extensive project experience working for carriers/shipping lines financial intermediaries and other key industry stakeholders. Her advisory expertise is considerable and includes market studies, valuations, and strategic planning.

She is regularly asked to share her market knowledge and insights at leading industry conferences and lectures on dry bulk chartering for a number of institutions including the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Susan is currently Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Sessions With Susan Oatway

Wednesday, 26 May

  • 12:05pm - 12:25pm (EST) / 26/may/2021 04:05 pm - 26/may/2021 04:25 pm

    General Session

    The Multipurpose Shipping and Fleet Outlook From Drewry and Toepfer Transport

    While late-COVID recovery and cargo spillover resulting from a congested container market and rising commodity prices are energizing the breakbulk market in the short term, the longer-term outlook is far more opaque. In this can't-miss session, analysts from Drewry and Toepfer Transport will clarify the most important trends in today's breakbulk market, including demand drivers, the makeup of the fleet, and newbuilding activity.