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Our skilled shipping brokers and specialist analysts help inform cleaner, smarter fixtures. We provide a comprehensive picture of vessel chartering supply, market movements, bunker costs and more, across every major market, from raw materials to finished products.


Of world trade is carried by sea

Leaders in our field, we offer an end-to-end, best-in-class service across all sectors of shipping.


Tonnes of international seaborne trade (2021)

We help keep global trade moving, acting as the intermediary between shipowners and cargo suppliers.


Client support

Known for our exceptional service, we support clients at every stage of the chartering process, 365 days a year.

Chartering Services

Deep Sea Tankers


Deep Sea tankers in the fleet (2022).

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Deep Sea Tankers

Market leaders in all Deep Sea markets

Dry Cargo


Dry cargo shipping offices, offering global coverage.

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Dry Cargo

The world's biggest dry cargo shipbroker



Specialists including brokers, analysts and post-fixture experts.

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Combining specialist knowledge and extensive experience



TEU container fleet capacity (2022).

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Brokering deals that keep global goods moving

Specialised Products

371m tonnes

Estimated seaborne trade in 2021.

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Specialised Products

Global knowledge, local insight

Towage & Salvage


Miles. Our longest recycling towage of a commercial vessel.

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Towage & Salvage

24/7 salvage and emergency response

Car Carriers


Vehicles - Total seaborne volume (2021).

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Car Carriers

Pioneers in the transportation of rolling cargo


The key link in global supply chains

We offer a truly comprehensive end-to-end shipping consultancy service across all sectors of shipping and Offshore. As well as covering all the world’s major trade routes, we have in-depth knowledge of each product and every ship vessel type. Specialists in the full range of vessel chartering contracts, from shuttle tanker time charters and bareboat charters to spot fixtures and COA contracts – we support our clients at every stage. We deliver a global shipping service whilst maintaining personal relationships at a local level, providing hands-on expertise and guidance.

Our premise is simple: The better informed we are, the more business our clients want to do with us. And the more business we do, the better informed we become. We evolve with our clients, providing them with exceptional shipping strategic support in order to foster long-term relationships. This is supported through collaboration across business lines. Our shipping broker specialists have unrivalled industry knowledge, supported by outstanding market intelligence, from our colleagues in Clarksons Research, and industry-leading information and technology tools. 

We draw on the strategic information they provide to best meet the needs of our clients. Likewise, by collaborating with our colleagues in the Financial team, we’re not only able to help clients move physical goods, we can also assist them with financing projects and managing their exposure to risk. Our close working relationships with our Clarksons Securities and Debt & Leasing teams in Oslo give us a competitive edge, enabling us to not only bring parties together, but to assist in financing the deal through full investment banking services and tailored debt solutions.  

Broking Terms of Business

Understanding the world around us

Specialised Products Chartering Broking

Asian PX Outlook for Q4 2023

In a report last month, we took an in-depth view of how many chemical markets have found some relief from a bearish economic outlook and weak derivative consumption this year through a recovering gasoline market and more demand into the blending sector.

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Specialised Products Chartering Broking

Changes to Chemical & Gasoline blending component trade flows in H2 2023

Amid the ongoing weakness seen across the global petrochemical sector, the comparative recovery of gasoline and transport fuel demand this year has helped shift trade flows on several chemical products that have found better value in the blending pool.

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CO2 and Ammonia Gases

How can we mitigate the commercial risks associated with the speculative construction of liquefied CO₂ carriers?

Having previously identified the commercial risks associated with the speculative construction of liquefied CO₂ carriers, this article dives deeper, examining what can be done to mitigate some of these risks...

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