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Nikhil Jain


Manager - Product Development





+91 124 497 4962


New Delhi

Nikhil Jain

Nikhil is a maritime business expert having extensive experience (of more than 10 years) in providing market knowledge and outlook. He had joined Drewry in 2006 as an Tanker Shipping Analyst and over the years has worked on various analytical reports and bespoke consultancy projects on sector due-diligence, market dynamics, operating cost benchmarking, freight appraisal, port traffic assessment, fleet appraisal and freight forecasting.



As the Product Development Manager, Nikhil is currently handling new report development projects and leading processes to constantly raise the quality of analyses in existing report by providing actionable feedback on key report attributes to various research teams. He works closely with the senior management, assisting them in preparing the business development plan, and advising them on report content and design, competitor offering, target audience and opportunities.


Nikhil has been instrumental in developing new analytical reports – from conceptualisation through prototyping to delivery. He had developed and launched a full-fledged analytical report on Product Tanker Market Annual Review and Forecast in 2015.


He is frequently interviewed by news agencies and invited to speak at industry conferences around the globe. He holds a first-class Master’s degree in Chemistry from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India.


Areas of specialist expertise include:

  • Tanker shipping market
  • Global shipping economics
  • Petroleum and energy markets
  • Trade, freight and asset market dynamics
  • Freight and efficiency appraisal
  • Forecasting key market variables – commodity trade, tonnage demand, tonnage supply, shipping freight, asset prices
  • Quantitative model for calculating ship utilisation rate