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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Could barnacles be the saviour of the shipping industry?

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:53

The combined cost of special surveys along with ballast water treatment system (BWTS) could a significant number of older vessels being sent to the scrapyard according to Maritime Strategies International. Read more . . . 

Download: MSI’s Marine Money Presentation

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:14

On the 20th September MSI director Dr. Adam Kent delivered his presentation entitled “Pricing a Recovery: What will Drive the Next Stage of the Asset Price Cycle?” to the delegates of Marine Money Week in Singapore. Download the presentation here

Offshore owners must think outside the box

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:38

Markets for offshore support vessels (OSVs) have been “pole-axed” by the slowdown in oil-and-gas spending but some regions and vessel subsectors are still fundamentally better than others. Read more.(Subscription). . .

Alliances considered the key to efficiency

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:47

The pursuit of competitive efficiency has long been a driver of innovation in shipping — nowhere more so than in the boxship sector, where the mega-containerships over 13,000 teu have emerged as the main strategy to improve economies of scale. Read More (Subscription). . .