Our strategy

Our strategy is to create long-term sustainable value for all of our stakeholders by building on our strong performance, which allows us to maintain and develop our position as the global market leader in shipping services. We have six strategic objectives:


Expanding our breadth to better tailor our integrated offer

With an expanding and industry-leading range of products and services that span the maritime, offshore, trade and energy markets, we are uniquely positioned to deliver bespoke commercial solutions to our clients and enable them to make smarter and better informed decisions. As the market makes increasing strides towards a more sustainable future, Clarksons' investment in renewables and sustainability expertise positions us to lead this vital change from the front.


Extending our reach to support clients globally

Our global presence enables us to meet client needs wherever and whenever they arise. With 54 offices in 23 countries on 6 continents, and growing, we share understanding, culture, IT systems and high standards of corporate governance across our business, as we use our local knowledge to provide our clients with truly global, cross-border advice.


Stronger understanding of clients' needs

Our client base ranges from oil majors to raw material producers and long-established shipowning families. We have worked with many of our clients for generations, building a deep understanding of their businesses and providing the services that have helped them to prosper. We have more touch points across the industry than anyone else and use our leading technology and authoritative intelligence to offer unique and tailored solutions to meet our clients' needs.


Empowering people to fulfil their potential

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best people, providing them with the tools and training that empower them to fulfil their potential. Our employees are equipped with our leading technology and authoritative intelligence, enabling them to support our clients to make smarter and better informed decisions.


Maintaining trust in shipping intelligence

As a globally-respected market leader in the provision of data and intelligence, our research is trusted across the shipping industry to inform effective decision-making. Our database tracks over 160,000 ships and 8,000 offshore oil and gas fields.


Growing our business to improve performance

We are a consistently profitable and cash-generative business that is focused on creating long-term value for our shareholders. We do not rest on our laurels as the market leader across our core sectors, and invest to build on our position through the provision of best in class advice and service to our clients.

Vision and Values

What makes us the natural partners for a wide range of clients on five continents?

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Career opportunities


Clarksons holds a fundamental belief in the importance of individual talent.

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