Ship Valuations

As independent marine experts and evaluators, we provide market valuations for new buildings and second-hand vessels and offshore constructions.

We work with many of Germany’s leading ship financers and international banks, as well as national and international shipping companies, ship owners, KG houses and underwriters.


Banks, ship owners, investment funds, underwriters, courts etc.

Ship Types

Every year we issue over 15.000 valuations for all types of vessels: inland-waterway, ocean-going, passenger, off-shore, special vessels, floating docks, oil-rigs etc.

Valuation Contents

Ships market valuations, with and without physical inspection.

Valuations can include or exclude the incorporation of charter rates.

Qualified technical evaluation of the ships.

Consideration of the technical details of the ship.

Evaluation of average charter rates and average operating cost.

Compilation of time series of several years of market value and the development of the time charter rates for different types of ships and the ship ages.

Collection of the analysis of the market for different types of ships.

Basic Principles

Access to internal database with over 44.000 records and analysis of published ship values updated daily.

Constant market observation.

Compilation of know-how according to guidelines for publicly appointed and sworn experts.

Compliance with legal requirements and bank mortgage regulations for ships.

Compilation of Expertise

According to the client’s requirements, reports are prepared in detail or as a direct-access desktop valuation report.

Depending on the individual order of the principal: market value assessment, temporary charter rates, operating cost, time series etc.

Your Contact

Bernd Holst