Feasibility Studies

Feasibility studies are needed to assess the technical and financial feasibility of maritime infrastructure projects and get an independentand external view on the likelihood of their success. Mantrana Maritime Advisory undertakes feasibility studies for all types of maritime infrastructure projects.

What are the benefits of maritime feasibility studies?

•   Identification of strengths and bottlenecks of a maritime business idea
•   Identification of critical challenges surrounding the maritime project
•  Useful in developing an appropriate representation to banks and other maritime private equity      investors
•   Serve as a base for a detailed business plan and strategic framework

What are the components of Mantrana's feasibility studies?
There are several dynamics involved in the development of ports. Given the scale of investments involved, it is a good idea to prepare a detailed project report before commencing any work. Mantrana provides detailed project reports for ports, which include:

•   Prostective productivity
•   Environmental conditions
•   Local impact
•   Government regulations
•   Aptness of asset development
•   Vantage points of a project 
•   Possible workaround

Why choose Mantrana for maritime feasibility studies?
With its extensive experience in providing independent consultancy services in the maritime infrastructure space, Mantrana provides several advantages to clients looking for maritime feasibility studies.
Vast repository of data, knowledge and experience: Over the years, Mantrana has performed feasibility studies for a wide variety of maritime infrastructure projects. This experience has equipped us to look at all possible technical and financial aspects of new maritime projects.
Experienced team: Mantrana's team of maritime experts has vast experience in consulting national and multi-national companies, financial institutions and private equity investors on business opportunities in the maritime infrastructure space. As a result, our team is able to thoroughly understand client's needs and is able to provide highly-specific and independent advice when conducting maritime feasibility studies.
High emphasis on research: At Mantrana, we place high emphasis on research in all our projects. We look at all types of government and private information available in the market,which is relevant to the projects in question.

Steps involved in maritime feasibility studies
Preliminary assessment:Before undertaking a feasibility study, Mantrana evaluates the economic viability of a proposed maritime business. If the venture is found as potentially profitable, only then Mantrana goes ahead with the project. This approach helps clients save on a lot of precious time and resources.
Extensive consultation with clients: If the project is economically viable, Mantrana moves to the next stage of performing maritime feasibility studies. At this stage, there is a detailed consultation with the clients to understand their needs and to collect information about project participants. This stage also involves discussion of other essential items such as project timeframe, the budget for the project, and any other negotiations.
Preparation of report: Once the client's requirements are understood, Mantrana's team sets out to prepare a detailed and well-researched feasibility study. The feasibility study covers all the essential factors related to the project such as project scope, associated risks, and stage-wise project planning and requirements of investments.
Submission of report:At the final stage, we submit a feasibility study report that has all the details related to the project, including the proposed solution, a clear and unambiguous project structure, a list of potential risks, and the possibilities of eliminating those risks.

Shipyard feasibility studies
Businesses looking to invest in shipyards use Mantrana's shipyard feasibility studies. Our studies cover all the essential aspects related to shipyards, including:

•   Evaluation of the site proposed for the shipyard
•   Economic potential of the shipyard and analysis of market demand
•   Planning of required equipment and materials at the shipyard
•   Detailed layouts of shipyard
•   Financial analysis, including projected revenues and required investments
•   Planning of block erection and outfitting
•   Assessment of government regulations

Offshore logistics feasibility studies
The huge potential of offshore exploration in India has opened up several opportunities in the area of offshore logistics. Mantrana's offshore logistics feasibility studies include different aspects like:

•   Present state of exploration activity, such as blocks ordered and probable and unexplored reserves
•   Projection of traffic based on market demand and the competitive landscape
•   Assessment of suitable ports
•   Planning of type and number of offshore supply vessels based on projected demand
•   Assessment of probable routes, based on demand and projected exploration activities
•   Financial analysis, including projected revenues and investments

Shipping feasibility studies
Shipping companies looking to make new investments require detailed feasibility studies, before reaching any decision. Mantrana's shipping feasibility studies have been used by leading shipping companies across the country. A typical shipping feasibility study will include things like:

•   Projected traffic: by type of cargo, by volumes, by routes, and by top customers and suppliers
•   Route planning and choice of ports
•   Details on vessels: by type, by capacity, by cost
•   Financial calculations, including projected investments, expected revenues, detailed cost analysis, and      projected cash flows