RoPax Business Case Model


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RoPax business case model hich helps to make investment decisions. More than 50 RoPax ferries are compared based on opex, capex and different revenue flows from vehicles and passengers.

Available on backorder


RoPax business case model – 600 pax, 150 cars

RoPax business case model helps to make investment decisions. More than 50 RoPax ferries are compared based on Opex, Capex and different revenue flows from vehicles and passengers.

The model allows the user to adjust a large amount of input parameters including the number of passengers, fees, onboard spending, number of cars, distance, fuel prices etc.

The model can be used on the majority of worldwide RoPax ferry routes. A dataset of ferry routes is included.

Why should you purchase this RoPax business case?

  • As a sales tool if you are a broker, shipbuilder or owner
  • As a bench-marking tool to benchmark your vessels performance
  • As a decision-making instrument when buying a new or secondhand vessel
  • For annual accounting and audits purposes
  • For academic research
  • In case of tendering for governmental organizations
  • To arrange security for a future or an existing mortgage
  • To arrange insurance
  • To write an investment prospectus
  • To set up lease or financing contracts
  • To decide on a potential investment

Included analyses

  • Financial Statements based on IFRS as accepted by most financial institutions
    • Income Statement
    • Balance Sheet
    • CashFlow Statement
    • Ratio Analysis
    • Charts
  • Discounted CashFlow (DCF) analysis to determine the Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Return on Investment (ROI) analysis
  • Operating profile model
  • Monte Carlo simulation is included to define model sensitivities

Included Data

  • Ferry routes
  • Reference vessels
  • Shipyards and design houses
  • AIS (Global Ship Tracking) data
  • Operational profiles
  • Historical financial data of interest rates, and inflation
  • Historical marine fuel prices
  • Historical wages data set

Parametric Model

The business case is built upon the following parameters and dependencies:

  • Ticket sales
  • On board spending
  • Operational profile
  • Crew costs
  • Fuel cost & consumption
  • Charter rates
  • Maintenance rates
  • Spare parts
  • Lubrications
  • Harbor dues
  • Management fees
  • Insurance
  • Financing structure
  • Discount rate
  • Inflation
  • Currency exchange rates
  • Financing cost
  • Interest rate
  • Depreciation

Who would benefit from this model?

  • Owners
  • Operators
  • Brokers
  • Shipbuilders
  • Ship designers
  • Investors
  • Financial institutions
  • Lawyers
  • Charterers
  • Insurance companies


  • Pitch deck
  • Analysis and models (Excel)
  • Datasets (Excel or CSV format)
  • Delivery time: 2-3 weeks
  • Delivery according to our Terms & Conditions

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