Ocean Shipping Consultants

Established in 1985 as an independent economic consultancy, Ocean Shipping Consultants (OSC) offers expert understanding in the specialist areas of shipping economics and port development.
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Our economists, industry and financial experts have a sound understanding of the maritime sector and provide our clients with in-depth knowledge in the fields of port, shipyard and shipping economics. In 2011, OSC was acquired by Royal HaskoningDHV. With over 300 projects completed in more than 65 countries since the acquisition, OSC provides global bespoke consultancy services to over 200 different clients from our offices in London, Rotterdam , Singapore and Dubai.

Shipping Economics & Advisory Services

Ocean Shipping Consultants (OSC) is the maritime economics & operations consultancy group of Royal HaskoningDHV and is a leading brand in the maritime sector with over 30-years’ experience. Ocean Shipping Consultants, formed in 1985 as an independent economic consultancy company and experts in this field, offers a comprehensive range of specialist and bespoke consulting services in the maritime and infrastructure sectors. These commercial and financial services offer global support to the maritime, ports and logistics industries, ranging from cargo forecasting, market and technical feasibility studies to due diligence studies to full transaction support, including the development of business models and financial planning.

We take pride in the vast amount of industry experience our team has accumulated within the wider maritime industry, such as terminal operators, shipping companies and brokers.

OSC provides global bespoke consultancy services to more than 200 different clients, including international finance institutions (World Bank, EBRD etc.), port authorities, terminal operating companies, governments, shipping lines, logistics operators, cargo owners, the wider financial community, classification societies, strategy consultants and law firms.

Shipping and commodity expertise include container terminals, dry bulk, crude oil and oil products, chemicals, LNG, LPG, Ro-Ro, general/breakbulk, reefers, shipbuilding and repair, offshore, ferries and passenger/cruise.
Our Capability Statement 2021  - Learn more about our services

Our Capability Statement 2021

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Christianne van Dijk - Director Advisory Group

Christiannevan Dijk

Director Advisory Group