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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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 . . . 

DOWNLOAD: Dr Adam Kent’s Marine Money New York Presentation.

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:43

On day 3 of Marine Money Week in New York, MSI Director Dr Adam Kent, presented “Fundamental Prospecting – Time For Another Gold Rush” to the delegates attending. Download the presentation here.

Orders may be understated as VLCC bull run continues

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:15

Newbuilding investment in the VLCC sector this year could be much higher than reported, according to analysts who predict the bull run for orders has some way to go.

Market analysis suggests a significant amount of VLCC tonnage may have been ordered or agreed than has previously come to light. (Read more . . . SUBSCRIPTION)

DOWNLOAD: Marine Money Offshore Presentation

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:11

On the 1st June MSI’s Director of Consultancy James Frew delivered his presentation entitled “Which asset classes to invest in and when to do it” to the delegates of Marine Money Offshore in Oslo. Download the presentation here..