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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MSI to speak at Offshore Vessel Connect Global in Oslo, Norway

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:43

MSI is pleased to be attending the Offshore Vessel Connect Global in Oslo next week. Director of Consultancy, James Frew, will be delivering a presentation “Offshore Vessel Valuations: Today’s True Values and the Price Outlook” on Monday 13th  November, 11.10am.

Mr Frew will also be a part of a panel discussion ‘The Financing Debate – Restructuring and Refinancing’ at 12.25pm.

Anyone interested in speaking with Mr Frew or Offshore Analyst, Dr. Ferenc Pasztor may contact

MSI urges caution to investors in distressed offshore Owner

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:16

Harvey Gulf’s announcement of a repayment standstill is unsurprising, but MSI would suggest that distressed-debt investors need to think carefully about what they are investing in.

Read full article here.

MSI to host Offshore Drilling Webinar

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30

MSI is expanding its webinar coverage to include the Offshore sector.

The first webinar will be free to attend for both clients and non-clients and will look at regional demand dynamics, the impact of oil price scenarios on rig demand and how this impacts day rates.

Anyone interested in attending should contact for instructions to attend.



MSI to speak at Kormarine and Digital Ship Maritime CIO conferences in Busan, Korea

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:18

MSI will be well-represented in Korea next week for events relating to the Kormarine international marine, shipbuilding, offshore and oil and gas exhibition. There will also be a different presentation at each conference by Dr. Adam Kent.

Anyone interested in speaking with Dr. Kent or MSI Director of Consultancy James Frew may contact