Maritime Strategies International Ltd

From market analysis to investment decision support, Maritime Strategies International (MSI) offers high level, independent market forecasting and business advisory services for shipping and its allied industries.

For over 30 years, MSI has supported and developed integrated relationships with a diverse global client base of financial institutions, ship owners, shipyards, brokers, investors, insurers and equipment and service providers.

MSI's expertise covers the full range of shipping and offshore sectors from Tanker, Dry Bulk and Containerships to more specialist sectors such as Gas and Chemical tankers, PCTC and Cruise ships.

Clients are supported through a combination of sector reports, forecasting models and ship valuations.

MSI has extensive experience in strategic consultancy. MSI balances analytical power with service flexibility, offering a comprehensive support structure and a sound foundation on which to build investment strategies and monitor exposure to market risks and compliance requirements under various scenarios.


MSI Forecast Marine eValuator (FMV) is an online service providing future values and cash flows for individual ships. Users can download vessel-specific data covering five years of history and 15 years of forecasts.

Please click here to register as a new user. Registration is free; running vessel forecasts will require payment. Please see our current FMV price list.

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Reports & Models

Our reports and models provide the ideal framework for clients to assess market dynamics and risks. Whether from a compliance, monitoring or investment perspective, MSI can provide the right combination of data and interpretation.

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Consulting assignments are client-specific, and conducted on a confidential basis. These assignments are diverse in nature but are typically undertaken to assist clients assess particular opportunities or to help develop strategic investment plans.

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CAREERS: MSI is looking for a Sales & Marketing Administrator

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:21

Maritime Strategies International (MSI) Ltd is a dynamic and highly successful shipping consultancy business. Due to continued growth, we are seeking a highly-motivated Sales & Marketing Administrator to join our commercial team. Job Specification

Dr. Adam Kent to speak at Capital Link during LISW

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:53

MSI is confirmed as a global sponsor for the upcoming Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum hosted by Capital Link at London International Shipping Week.

MSI Director, Dr. Adam Kent, will be delivering a presentation at 09:00 on Tuesday 12th September titled, ‘Fold, Hold, Double Up – which hand to play next?’.

Anyone wishing to book a time to speak with Dr. Kent regarding the content of his presentation or MSI’s views more broadly may do so via Each of our core research sectors will be represented at the event and we welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you might have.

Protectionist Fears

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:39

Shipping analysts Maritime Strategies International (MSI) sees the shale gas revolution having a different impact on LPG tanker demand, which has grown rapidly in recent years, than that forecast for LNG demand. Read more . . . 

New fuels, new markets key to products tanker trade prospects.

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:45

Refining capacity continues to be the link between crude and products tanker trades, since both sectors depend on the health of this industry to drive cargo demand. Refining has continued to migrate east. Read more . . .