Maritime Advisors

Service Expertise

Key Contacts

Nigel Gardiner

Nigel Gardiner

Group Managing Director

Case Studies

Benchmarking of chemical freight expenses

The producer contacted Drewry to carry out a freight rate benchmarking exercise and examine their existing freight arrangements.

IPO Support

Our reputation for rigour and impartiality means we are regularly asked to support the entire initial public offering (’IPO’) and listing process from report conceptualisation through to final prospectus production.

Our independent analysis provides the comprehensive, objective perspective investors need to understand the competitive position of the subject and assists in forming a solid opinion of the key invest opportunities, risks and business prospects.


Our IPO support offering typically includes the following consulting services and deliverables:

  • A detailed, independent research report tailored to the subject entity’s market sector and geography
  • An industry overview for the final prospectus Executive Summary
  • Confirmation and validation of the shipping and port related statements made within the business section of the prospectus

Further detailed reports providing clear and robust analysis including:

  • Regional trade and macroeconomic outlook
  • Trade projections by sector, region and trade route as required
  • Competitor analysis by sector and region

Key Contacts

Nigel Gardiner

Nigel Gardiner

Group Managing Director

Related News

Is the liner shipping industry just two steps from paradise?

With just two changes to liner shipping’s fundamentals, could the industry finally be on the verge of attaining sustainable profitability?

Maritime Silk Road International Cooperation Forum

Presentation given by Tim Power, Drewry Managing Director and Head of Maritime Advisors at the Maritime Silk Road International Cooperation Forum, July 2017.


$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.