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Key Contacts

Jayendu Krishna

Jayendu Krishna

Director, Drewry Maritime Advisors
Melissa Charn

Melissa Charn

Project Manager, Drewry Maritime Advisors

Oil Tanker Shipping

Crude and Refined products tanker shipping market has continuously been evolving under the aegis of International Maritime Organisation. This makes the sector very dynamic and therefore the sector needs careful and rigorous analysis in order to make optimal investment decision.

Drewry has decades of experience in analysing tanker market and has been assisting clients to achieve the desired goal regularly. The clients who have sought our advice are:

  • Oil Majors
  • Tanker operators
  • Oil traders
  • Financial Institutions (ship finance banks, asset management companies)

 

Services Offered

  • Commercial and Market Study
  • 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

Jayendu Krishna

Jayendu Krishna

Director, Drewry Maritime Advisors
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.