Maritime Advisors

Service Expertise

Key Contacts

Nigel Gardiner

Nigel Gardiner

Group Managing Director

Case Studies

Market entry strategy for digital 'procure-to-pay' solution

Mastercard wanted to evaluate the readiness of the container freight industry to adopt a value proposition for procure-to-pay automation that would incorporate core Mastercard benefits such as payment guarantees.

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

Second study identifies routing options and ample terminal capacity to gear-up short-sea container services, post-Brexit, to alleviate congestion through Dover

Alternative capacity could be provided by short-sea container services between the UK and EU to alleviate possible congestion at the Port of Dover post-Brexit, according to a study by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

Drewry study concludes Port of Dover has the resilience to cope with moderate Brexit disruption

The Port of Dover has the resilience to cope with moderate disruption arising from Brexit and there is latent short sea capacity to absorb significant overflow at the port in the event of capacity constraints, according to an independent study by global shipping consultancy Drewry.


$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.