Professor Philip Rogers

Professor Philip Rogers

Honorary Professor

Faculty of Business (NC)


Honorary Professor Shipping & Logistics


BSc Maritime Studies (Plymouth Polytechnic 1973)
PhD Transport Economics (London Guildhall University 1988) 

Professional membership

FICS - Fellow Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
FCILT - Fellow Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport

AFNI - Associate Fellow Nautical Institute
IAME - International Association Maritime Economists

Roles on external bodies

Professor of Commodity Trade, Frederick University, Limassol, Cyprus

Dean Professor Shipping & Logistics, Copenhagen Business School
Professor of Maritime Economics, Frederick University, Limassol, Cyprus
Professor Shipping & Logistics Middlesex Business School

Teaching interests

Maritime Economics and Analysis: Supply/Demand analysis and forecasting of Dry bulk freight market

Baltic Exchange Shipbroking
Global Commodity Trades: Coal, Oil, Grain, Steel, Iron Ore, Minor Bulks
Bulk maritime transport pricing

Maritime Strategy

Staff serving as external examiners

External Examiner Plymouth University 2003-2009

Research interests

Global commodity trade models

Trade Forecasting
United Nations Coal Trade Adviser 1984-99 

Research degrees awarded to supervised students



“World Coal Trade and Prospects to 2000” for UN, 1990

“World Coal Trade and Prospectsto 2010” for UN, 1995

1999 World Energy Outlook for US Dept of Energy

Contributed extensively over many years to International Energy Agency, Paris "Coal Information"

“Does weight matter? A statistical analysis of the SSY Capesize Index”, Glen, D, & Rogers, P; Publishedin Maritime Policy and Management Oct-Dec 1997

Over the period of 40 years as a Shipping Economist have researched and produced hundreds of reports for clients on commercially confidential basis.

Co-author “World CoalTrade Statistics, 1983-87” with WH Fischer

Co-author “World CoalTrade Statistics, 1987-92” with WH Fischer

Reports & invited lectures

Have presented or chaired over 100 international conferences

Other academic activities

Professor of Commodity Trade, Frederick University, Limassol, Cyprus

Visiting Professor Shipping & Logistics, Copenhagen Business School 

Additional information

Younger Brother Trinity House

Freeman City of London
Liveryman Worshipful Company of Shipwrights