Our strategy

Our strategy is to create long-term sustainable value for all of our stakeholders by building on our strong performance , which allow 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 and financial markets, we are uniquely postitioned to deliver bespoke commercial solutions to all our clients. 


Extending our reach to support clients globally

Our global presence enables us to meet client needs wherever and whenever they arise. With 50 offices in 23 countries, and growing, we share understanding, culture, IT systems and high standards of corporate governance across our business.


Stronger understanding of clients needs

Our client base ranges from oil majors, 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, enabling us 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.  


Maintaining trust in shipping intelligence

As a globally-respected market leader in the provision of data and intelligence across shipping, trade, offshore and energy, our research is trusted across the shipping industry to inform effective decision-making. Our database tracks over 140,0000 ships and 7,000 offshore oil and gas fields. Last year, Shipping Intelligence Network is viewed more than five million times.


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.

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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