Blue Ocean Strategy

We provide financing solutions to the global transportation industry with a focus on maritime.

Our Approach

Through our established brand and global platform we focus on arranging flexible and bespoke financing solutions to shipowners across major shipping segments

Our Knowledge

Our experienced and agile team of 15* maritime professionals with diversified expertise across the maritime value chain allow us to provide fast and reliable execution

*Includes employees of Maas Capital, an Amsterdam-based private equity platform acquired in 2021

Our Added Value

We provide long term capital through a wide product offering across the capital structure, from a stable investor base and a scalable platform

Key Highlights

(as of June 2023)
Blue Ocean Strategy Created
Maritime Experts*
Transactions Closed
Vessels Financed
Vessels Owned
Acquired Maas Capital Private Equity Platform
Office Locations Worldwide

Our Business

Long-term capital from stable and varied institutional investor base

Experienced and agile team with strong industry knowledge and valuable mix of competencies

Best-in-class execution providing fast and reliable feedback to partners

Tailor-made and flexible financing solutions across the capital structure

Proven track record of fundraising, sourcing, structuring and managing maritime investments through all cycles

Scale allows Blue Ocean to unilaterally invest in large transactions

Reliable and consistent partner as same team members manage transactions from closing to realization

Targeted Industries

We invest across various maritime sectors.

Commodity Shipping
Containerships, Bulkers, Tankers and Gas Carriers

Passenger & Car Carriers
Ferries, Cruise Vessels, Car & Equipment Carriers

Offshore Construction & Energy Infrastructure
Offshore Service and Construction Vessels, Offshore Oil Rigs, Wind Turbines Support & Installation Vessels, FPSOs and Shuttle Tankers

Ports & Maritime Equipment
Container Boxes, Ports and Fuel Storage and Distribution

Product Offering

Supporting Our Counterparties’ Strategic Investments and Refinancing Needs

We are focused on long-term partnerships and growing with our counterparties’ needs across each part of the capital structure. Primary transactions are typically structured on a bilateral basis with scale to underwrite mid-size to large transactions. We also invest in secondary transactions, including loan, portfolio and business acquisitions.

Direct Lending

Senior Secured Loans, Second Lien, unsecured loans

Sale & Leaseback

Financial Lease, Operating Lease


Preferred Equity, Common Equity

Blue Ocean Team

Meet our team of investment professionals with diversified backgrounds dedicated to the maritime industry.

Our People

Contact Us

New York

375 Park Avenue
24th Floor
NY, NY 10152

+1 888-812-5100


30 Panton Street, Fifth Floor
London, SW1Y 4AJ
United Kingdom

+44 20-7389-1300


2, Avenue De
Paris 75116

+33 1 5688 3646