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ABOUT US

We are at the heart of global shipping

We offer a complete ecosystem of maritime services, covering ship broking, research, finance, digital tools, port services and green-driven advisory services. Our integrated offering is powered by intelligence, giving you authoritative insight, industry know-how and smarter solutions. With unrivalled reach, expertise and depth of experience, we’re able to partner with clients across every sector.

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Employees around the world

2,000+

Countries

24

Global team

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BUSINESS MODEL

Integrated service offering, powered by intelligence

Partnering with Clarksons maritime services gives you access to five industry-leading business lines within one powerful group. We flex and fit our in-house expertise to meet your individual requirements. The combined strength of our service offerings sets us apart, allowing us to deliver bespoke solutions, tailored to your business needs.

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PURPOSE AND CULTURE

Delivered by specialists you can rely on

The pioneering, wayfinder spirit that started Clarksons is still with us today as we continue leading the way for the industry. Our mission is to enable smarter, cleaner global trade and create sustainable, positive change. Using market-leading technology, we develop innovative solutions that support you to make better-informed decisions and deliver on your objectives.

Our purpose
STORIES

Leveraging data for stronger client service

Clarksons has always been at the forefront of providing leading-edge data which goes hand-in-hand with the technology solutions we need to be able to access, harness and act on that data with purpose and efficiency. Now we drive forward our technology-led ambition even further.

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A responsible business

Compliance

Clarksons is committed to doing business with integrity and complying with all applicable laws. As our industry faces increased compliance obligations particularly in respect of global sanctions and money laundering, our best-in-class compliance programme has been tailored to protect Clarksons and support our clients to fulfil their own compliance commitments.

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IN ACTION

Enabling global trade, leading positive change

Research Shipping & Trade
Insights

2023 Shipping Market Review

Although our average day rate index, the ClarkSea, fell y-o-y (driven by “normalised” container markets), it remained 33% above the ten year trend with gas, tanker, offshore and car carrier all experiencing strong conditions and dry bulk and containers (Red Sea disruption) rallying late on. With a return to trade growth and a good flow of newbuild and S&P, it was another positive year for many.

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CO2 and Ammonia Gases
Premium

Emerging Players and Projects in UK Carbon Storage

In September 2022, the most recent round of NSTA licence applications closed. Reports have been circulating since late this spring about the likely awardees, but it was only a year later, in September 2023, that details were finally confirmed.

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Specialised Products Chartering Broking
Insights

Europe's Future in Chemical Production: How Will This Impact The Chemical Fleet?

The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) meeting in Vienna late last month saw the industry come together at the nexus point between a very challenging 2023 and the uncertainty awaiting the market in 2024. In this report, we will focus on some of the key topics that were under discussion, and how these will impact the chemical tanker sector in terms of tonnage demand and trade flows next year.

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Renewables Shipbroking & Procurement Marine Advisory
News

The Power of Smart Procurement and Ethics in Offshore Wind

This article explores the power of smart procurement and ethics in offshore wind development and the role that vessel brokers and marine advisors, play in optimising project outcomes while also driving sustainable growth.

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Gibb Group Achievement Port Services
News

Gibb Group strengthens safety and survival offering with acquisition of Trauma Resus

Clarkson PLC (“Clarksons”) is pleased to announce that Gibb Group Limited, a Clarksons Port Services subsidiary and the leading supplier of PPE and MRO to the energy sector, has completed the acquisition of first aid innovator, Trauma & Resuscitation Services Limited (“Trauma Resus”).

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Sale & Purchase People Achievement
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Katrine Birkholm becomes godmother of Yasa Daisy

Katrine Birkholm, S&P broker, Clarksons Denmark, and Newbuilding Director, Luan Xiaojun, recently attended the naming ceremony and delivery of the JNS200/Yasa Daisy, where Katrine became the ship's godmother.

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Research Shipping & Trade
Insights

2023 Shipping Market Review

Although our average day rate index, the ClarkSea, fell y-o-y (driven by “normalised” container markets), it remained 33% above the ten year trend with gas, tanker, offshore and car carrier all experiencing strong conditions and dry bulk and containers (Red Sea disruption) rallying late on. With a return to trade growth and a good flow of newbuild and S&P, it was another positive year for many.

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