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
D227
Expertise
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
Prochazka, Vit; Ådland, Roar Os Contractual Obligations and Vessel Speed: Empirical Evidence from the Capesize Drybulk Market IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; 2022
Ådland, Roar Os; Engen, Tord Aaland Do Listed Ocean Tanker Companies Have Operational Skill? Empirical Evidence from Fleet and Voyage Data IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; 2022
Ådland, Roar Os; Strandenes, Siri Pettersen Autonomous Deep-sea Shipping - The Economist's View IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; 2022
Tran, Nguyen Khoi; Lam, Jasmine Siu Lee; Jia, Haiying; Ådland, Roar Os Emissions from container vessels in the port of Singapore Maritime Policy & Management (0 pages); 2021
Ådland, Roar Os; Jia, Haiying; Harvei, Hans Christian Olsen; Jørgensen, Julius Second-hand vessel valuation: an extreme gradient boosting approach Maritime Policy & Management; 2021
Mohanty, Sunil K.; Ådland, Roar Os; Westgaard, Sjur; Frydenberg, Stein; Lillienskiold, Hilde; Kristensen, Cecilie Modelling Stock Returns and Risk Management in the Shipping Industry Journal of Risk and Financial Management Volume 14 (4) (25 pages); 2021
Ådland, Roar Os; Jia, Haiying; Lode, Tønnes Berg; Skontorp, Jørgen The value of meteorological data in marine risk assessment Reliability Engineering & System Safety Volume 209 (10 pages); 2021
Prochazka, Vit; Ådland, Roar Os Feature Engineering for Supply Analysis in Ocean Transportation IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; 2021
Ådland, Roar Os; Ånestad, Lars Erik; Abrahamsen, Bjarte Statistical arbitrage in the freight options market Maritime Policy & Management (0 pages); 2021
Ådland, Roar Os Shipping Economics and Analytics Guide to Maritime Informatics; page 319 - 333; 2021
Fuentes Lezcano, Gabriel; Ådland, Roar Os A Spatial Framework for Extracting Suez Canal Transit Information from AIS IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management; 2021
Ådland, Roar Os; Prochazka, Vit The value of timecharter optionality in the drybulk market Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review Volume 145 (15 pages); 2020
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); page 111 - 130; 2020
Peng, Wen Hao; Ådland, Roar Os; Yip, Tsz Leung Investor domicile and second-hand ship sale prices Maritime Policy & Management; 2020
Prochazka, Vit; Ådland, Roar Os; Wolff, Francois-Charles Contracting decisions in the crude oil transportation market: Evidence from fixtures matched with AIS data Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice Volume 130; page 37 - 53; 2019
Ådland, Roar Os; Ameln, Haakon; Børnes, Eirik August Hedging ship price risk using freight derivatives in the drybulk market Journal of Shipping and Trade Volume 5 (1); page 1 - 18; 2019
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TEACHING AREAS

Shipping economics, Risk management, Commodity trading

Dissemination