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Maritime Advisors

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Key Contacts

Hu Qing

Hu Qing

Lead Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research
Melissa Charn

Melissa Charn

Project Manager, Drewry Maritime Advisors

Chemical Shipping

Chemical tankers are engaged in bulk and parcel trade involving hundreds of chemicals. To accomplish this, most chemical tankers have segregations which allow them to carry a variety of chemicals in a single voyage. These chemical tankers are also characterised by technical, regulatory and operational complexities. At Drewry, we keep a close eye on it.

We have highly capable team of professionals who have onboard as well as boardroom experience therefore we are capable of advising on all aspects of chemical tanker shipping:

  • Financial Institutions (ship finance banks, asset management companies)
  • Investors

  • Leasing companies

  • Tanker operators

 

Services offered

  • Commercial and market study
  • Chmical tanker market outlook (in terms of demand, supply, earning and asset values forecast)
  • Valuation
    • Vessel valuation (Charter free, Charter attached)
    • Residual Value assessment
  • Freight rate benchmarking
  • IPO/Private placement support
  • Developing freight cost assessment model for contract negotiation
  • Counterparty due diligence

Strategic planning and investment

  • Seafreight strategy development for industrial users (Thermal Power plants)
  • Investment due diligence of target company
  • Mergers and Acquisition assistance
  • Market entry and exit

Technical due diligence of vessels (to assess seaworthiness of vessels)

  • Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) due diligence of crude and product tanker company
  • Oversight supervision of vessels under construction
  • Operating cost benchmarking
  • Physical inspection of vessels

Financial assessment

  • Financial modelling
  • Earnings benchmarking

Key Contacts

Hu Qing

Hu Qing

Lead Analyst, Drewry Maritime Research
Melissa Charn

Melissa Charn

Project Manager, Drewry Maritime Advisors

Recent Projects

Ship leasing company due diligence

Drewry conducted an independent market assessment of dry bulk, containers and liquid bulk and undertook vessel valuation (charter free and charter attached) of the target company’s entire fleet.

Seafreight strategy

A Brazilian coal mining and power generation company sought our assistance in assessing freight procurement options for importing coal for its local thermal power plants.

6

$6bn: The combined value of container shipping industry investments we have advised on since 2010.

20

$20bn: The value of financing projects we have provided commercial due diligence advice for in port M&A since 2010.

48

The number of countries in which our Maritime Advisors have completed assignments since 2005.

400

Our advisors have been involved in over 400 port assignments over the past 10 years.