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, was acquired by Royal Haskoning – a leading engineering consultancy firm - in April 2011.

OSC 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.

With over 350 projects in more than 65 countries successfully completed in the past five years, OSC provides global bespoke consultancy services from their offices in London, Rotterdam, Dubai and Singapore 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.