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.

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

Chemical tanker market outlook with long-term time charter revenue projections

Drewry provided a detailed chemical tanker market outlook with long-term time charter revenue projections to a European-based chemical and product tanker owner-operator.

Indonesian International and Domestic Shipping: Port and Logistics Market Study

To assist with identifying potential investment areas, Drewry was engaged to conduct a market study of various sectors (including tankers and liquid bulk ports); areas of analysis including market size and dynamics, key players, profitability and growth prospects.

Areas of Expertise


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


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


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


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