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.
Adland, R., Norland, K. and Sætrevik, E. (2017):
"The impact of shipyard and shipowner heterogeneity on contracting prices in the newbuilding market", Maritime Business Review, in press
Adland, R. Noraas, J. and Iversen R.S. (2017),
"Capital Structure Determinants of Shipbuilding Companies", International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, in press.
Adland, R., Cariou, P. and Wolff, F.C. (2017): "What makes a freight market index? An empirical analysis of vessel fixtures in the offshore market", Transportation Research Part E, forthcoming.
Adland, R., Hansson, D. and Wense, L. (2017): "Valuing cargo flexibility in oil transportation", Maritime Policy and Management, forthcoming
Shipping economics, Risk management, Commodity trading