Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing

Multiple advisory assignments for offshore and marine equipment and Engineering & Construction companies.

Strategy advisory engagements

M&A and financing advisory assignments

Representative Assignments

  • Identified construction / lay barges that could be acquired for projects in Asia and evaluated the option of building new equipment
  • Tracked and assessed planned offshore projects in the Gulf of Mexico and West Africa, a multi-year assignment performed for a consortium of Norwegian offshore oil and gas equipment suppliers
  • Assessed future requirements for deep water drilling units, construction vessels, shuttle tankers and floating production facilities
  • Assessed future requirements for propulsion and manoeuvring systems in offshore drilling units, construction vessels and support vessels
  • Developed a detailed business plan for establishing an offshore production module fabrication facility on the west coast of Norway, prepared for a consortium of Norwegian shipbuilders
  • Prepared more than a half dozen market positioning studies and business plans for shipbuilders considering entry into offshore equipment fabrication
  • Assessed the feasibility of using a newly developed portable turbopump for emergency oil recovery for which IMA received an award for technical excellence from NASA
  • Evaluated possible financing facilities for offshore oil and gas projects, prepared for a major offshore construction contractor
  • Prepared more than a half dozen market positioning studies and business plans for shipbuilders considering entry into offshore equipment fabrication
  • Profiled the Brazilian shipbuilding/offshore fabrication industrial base, assessed local construction demand for ships and offshore equipment over the next ten years, analyzed capability of Brazilian shipbuilders and the local equipment supply chain to support future construction demand and identified opportunities for technical cooperation and / or investment by Japanese companies
  • Analyzed shipbuilding and offshore equipment fabrication prospects in Brazil and evaluated options for positioning in the Brazilian ship construction market
  • Forecast shipbuilding demand in North America through 2010 and estimated the potential market to be generated by requirements for shipboard electrical systems