Roar Os Ådland

Professor Roar Os Ådland

E-mail
Roar.Adland@nhh.no
Telephone
+47 55 95 94 67
Department
Business and Management Science
Centre
ENE Shipping and Logistics
Office
MS-458
Expertise
Shipping, transport and logistics Freight derivatives Shipping economics Commodity trade

BIOGRAPHY

Roar Ådland joined the Norwegian School of Economics as a professor in 2012.  He is the holder of the Bergen Shipowners’ Association Chair in shipping economics at the Center for Shipping and Logistics. He holds a Master of Science degree in marine technology from NTNU, an M.Phil. in Business Economics from NHH and a Master of Science in Ocean Systems Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Professor Ådland received his Ph.D. in Ocean Systems Management from MIT in 2003. 

Before becoming an academic, Roar Ådland had a career in the shipping industry, first as an analyst with Clarkson Research Ltd. In London and since 2006 as a trader and portfolio manager of freight derivatives (FFAs) at Clarkson Fund Management Ltd., a shipping-focused hedge fund. 

Roar Ådlands’ research focuses on freight derivative pricing and trading, applications of AIS data, vessel valuation, shipping risk management and bulk freight market modeling.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Ådland, Roar Os; Aarheim, Georg Martin Steen; Holseter, Ole Morten Baltic Exchange index changes and FFA hedging efficiency Transportation Research Procedia Volume 48; page 107 - 122; 2020
Ådland, Roar Os; Cariou, Pierre; Wolff, Francois-Charles Optimal ship speed and the cubic law revisited: Empirical evidence from an oil tanker fleet Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review Volume 140 (18 pages); 2020
Prochazka, Vit; Ådland, Roar Os Ocean Mesh Grid: Applications in Shipping Modeling IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; page 330 - 334; 2020
Jia, Haiying; Ådland, Roar Os; Wang, Yuchen Latin American Oil Export Destination Choice: A Machine Learning Approach IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; page 345 - 348; 2020
Jia, Haiying; Ådland, Roar Os; Wang, Yuchen Global Oil Export Destination Prediction: A Machine Learning Approach Energy Journal Volume 42 (4); 2020
Peng, Wen Hao; Ådland, Roar Os; Yip, Tsz Leung Investor domicile and second-hand ship sale prices Maritime Policy & Management; 2020
Ådland, Roar Os; Thomassen, Kristoffer André; Østensen, Erland Remmem Environmental management in shipping: Theory and practice of energy-efficient ship operation The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Management; page 80 - 97; 2019
Ådland, Roar Os; Jia, Haiying Contractual Barriers and Energy Efficiency in the Crude Oil Supply Chain IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; page 6 - 10; 2019
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TEACHING AREAS

Shipping economics, Risk management, Commodity trading

Dissemination