Lyfe Cycle Cost Model Dredging Vessel

1,150 / year and a 3,700 sign-up fee

It enables comparison of different size and type of dredgers.

Total cost of ownership (TCO) model for Dredging Vessels is given. Model provides the total cost of ownership of the vessel over its complete life cycle.

The model output consists of financial statements, financial ratio analysis,  net present value and return on investments.


Total cost of ownership (TCO) model for Dredging Vessels. Estimates the total cost of the vessel over its complete life cycle. Both capital and maintenance dredging is covered.

Both operational costs (Opex) and capital expenditure (Capex) of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers and Cutter Suction Dredgers are modeled.  The output of the model includes Financial Statements, Financial Ratio Analysis, a (DCF) Discounted Cashflow Model and a (ROI) Return on Investment analysis. The product includes a data set of different dredgers for bench marking purposes.

Incorporated drivers are fuel cost, crewing cost, new building value, residual value, financing structure, maintenance, depreciation, interest, insurance, management fees, harbor dues, spare parts, lubrication oils and more. Total costs of ownership are calculated on various operating profiles in ports and offshore.

This products makes it easy to compare different size and type of dredgers!

Why should you purchase this product?

  • As a sales tool if you are a broker, builder or owner
  • As a bench-marking tool
  • As a decision-making instrument when buying a new or secondhand dredger
  • For annual accounting and audit purposes
  • For academic research and market intelligence
  • 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

  • Production and operational cycle estimation model
  • Newbuilding value model
  • Residual value model
  • 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

Included data

  • Dataset with dredgers
  • AIS (Global Ship Tracking) data
  • Operational profiles (discharge distances, mobilization, soil types)
  • Historical financial data of interest rates, and inflation
  • Historical marine fuel prices

Parametric model

The TCO dredging model is build upon the following parameters and dependencies:

  • Crew costs
  • Fuel cost & consumption
  • New building and residual vessel value
  • Maintenance rates
  • Spare parts
  • Lubrications
  • Management fees
  • Insurance
  • Financing structure
  • Discount rate
  • Inflation
  • Currency exchange rates
  • Financing cost
  • Interest rate
  • Depreciation
  • Soil types
  • Sailing distances
  • Pipeline discharge lengths
  • Pipeline discharge, rain bowing, dumping through bottom doors, splitbarges

Who would benefit from this TCO dredging 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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