Presentation of MSR

MSR is a small research unit that has specialized in analyzing the marine market, and has special knowledge within shipping market dynamics. Over the years we have developed models of the freight markets for oil shipping, dry bulk shipping, and container shipping.

We have solved large as well as small projects for some of the world’s leading Scandinavian and Asian companies within all main sectors of the maritime industry, as well as for public authorities including the European Commission and IMO.

Your Benefits

We may inspire and assist you in your internal market research and strategic planning process. We follow the market development on a current basis, and have up to date models available of the three main maritime freight market segments. We often have a divergent view of the market situation and development compared to the mainstream perception, which could be of value to your company.

MD Erik Bastiansen

MD Erik Bastiansen
MD Erik Bastiansen

MSR is headed by Erik Bastiansen, M.Sc. and transport economist. He previously held management positions with the Burmeister & Wain Group, MAN B&W Diesel (now MAN Diesel and Turbo), and MAERSK BROKER, associated with the A.P. Møller Maersk Group. MSR is a member of the Maritime Consultancy House (MariconHouse).

Contact us

You are welcome to contact us by mail at or by phone at +45 2424 0485 for more details.