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Maritime Advisors

Sector Expertise

Dry Bulk Shipping

Drewry provides expert advice to Financial Institutions, Shipping Companies and Industrial Users covering the full spectrum of commercial and technical aspects of the dry bulk shipping market. Our team is made up of industry professionals, economists and technical experts, providing rigorous analysis and a practical understanding of the dry bulk market.

Download dry bulk capabilities

Recent dry bulk shipping project assignments:

Drewry Maritime Advisors 2019 Dry Bulk Shipping Advisory Projects

Our service capabilities

Commercial and market assessment

  • Dry bulk market outlook
  • Projections of earnings and asset values

  • Valuation

  • Vessel valuation (Charter free, Charter attached)

  • Residual Value assessment

  • Investment due diligence of target company

  • IPO/Private placement support

  • Seafreight strategy development for industrial users

  • Freight rate benchmarking

  • Freight cost assessment model for contract negotiation

  • Counterparty due diligence

  • Contract of affreightment tendering advice

  • Strategic planning and investment

  • Mergers and Acquisition assistance

  • Market entry and exit

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

  • Health, Safety and environment due diligence
  • Oversight supervision of vessels under construction
  • Operating cost benchmarking
  • Physical inspection of vessels

Financial assessment

  • Financial modelling
  • Earnings benchmarking

Key Contacts

Jayendu Krishna

Jayendu Krishna

Director, Drewry Maritime Advisors

Recent Projects

Benchmarking of LNG fleet operating cost and earnings

Drewry presented a detailed overview of LNG shipping market and benchmarked the client’s fleet against international standards of operating costs and manning. 

Assessment of forecast volumes for a portfolio of container terminal operations

Drewry conducted and independent assessment of forecast volumes for a portfolio of container terminal operations for the client.


$5bn: The combined value of container shipping industry investments we have advised on since 2014.


$20bn: The value of financing projects we have provided commercial due diligence advice for in port M&A since 2014.


The number of countries in which our Maritime Advisors have completed assignments since 2015.


Our advisors have been involved in over 428 port assignments over the past 10 years.