The key difference between us and other brokers is that the tools of our trade are made to measure. 

We customize our services for our diverse clients and their requirements to provide a high caliber of market coverage. From government contracts to outsourcing for a super oil major, the following case studies highlight our scope. 

Offering only the best
shipping solutions
to our clients

DP2 MPSV

Government Department

CHALLENGE

Procure vessel to protect the maritime environment with minimum 16 knots speed, high ice-class, and large free deck space at a specific price point.

 

RESULT

Facilitated winning of RFP; sourced and upgraded a vessel; negotiated the contract at the client's preferred price point; met various delivery timelines and achieved the client's purpose of protecting the maritime environment. 

OUTSOURCING

Super Oil Major

CHALLENGE

Client sought to increase efficiency and reduce costs by outsourcing their marine department operation
functions for crude oil shipments and chartering of vessels. The scope of work involved comprehensive services to meet stringent operational management requirements. 

 

RESULT

Became a seamless extension of Client's marine department providing marine operation coordination functions for worldwide crudeoil importation; sourced
vessels; and established a collaborative partnership
with client's offices in multiple locations. We provided comprehensive knowledge based services, created detailed processes, increased efficiency as well as saved the client time and money. 

Offering only
the best 
shipping solutions
to our clients

RESEARCH VESSEL

Leading University in the field of Oceanographic Research

CHALLENGE

Determine potential utilization, customers, and desired equipment for a newbuilding research vessel.

 

RESULT

Developed a chartering strategy for a multi-disciplinary Research Vessel by conducting a comprehensive
market research study. We identified potential customers, third-party charter likelihood and sustainability, established Charterer relationships, and gathered feedback on vessel specification and type of scientific equipment to have onboard. A utilization model was created for different 

seasons, areas of operation, and survey types.

NEWBUILDING

Investment Firm

CHALLENGE

Determine investment viability for an Aframax crude oil tanker including building costs, financing  options, and suitable yards.

 

RESULT

Worked with an investment firm to create a ship finance and construction proposal for an Aframax crude oil tanker. The project consisted of yard selections, providing financing options, engaging yards in pricing discussions, and delivery terms.

CONSULTING 

Large Rail Corporation

CHALLENGE

Determine the freight differential between rail and marine transportation.

 

RESULT

Created a detailed model comparing freight differentials
for varying shipment sizes over different periods of time. Conducted a detailed examination of port efficiencies and transit times.

UTILITY IDENTIFICATION 

Consortium of universities that own and operate a research vessel

CHALLENGE

Find customers to employ the Research Vessel when Universities were not using it for their science days and negotiate marine contract terms in addition to pricing agreements. 

 

RESULT

Brokered multi-year deal and spot charters to increase utilization of the Research Vessel. The vessel was used for academic research, training, hydrographic and geophysical surveys, seismic data acquisition, geotechnical sampling, ROV platform support, and marine survey operations.