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At the heart of the global gas markets. We are leading the way in the brokerage of LPG, Ammonia, Petrochemical Gases and LNG and are committed to the emerging marine transportation of CO₂ and the development of green ammonia.

We’re the world’s most comprehensive and widely recognised gas brokerage service. Our expert teams are able to advise and guide clients from project inception to contract execution, post-fixture through to transaction expiry.

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We have offices in the UK, USA, Canada, Norway, Spain, Singapore, China and Japan.



Our team speaks English, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Korean, Japanese, Norwegian, French, Mandarin and Portuguese.


Specialists in the team

We have more than 40 brokers, supported by 3 dedicated analysts and 10 post-fixture experts.


Specialist knowledge, extensive experience

Our comprehensive range of chartering services includes market analysis, time charters, voyage charters, storage, and post-fixture support for LPG, ammonia, LNG, petrochemical gases and CO₂. With access to extensive market intelligence, backed by dedicated analysts, as well as expert post-fixture services - we’re able to provide efficient and flexible long-term shipping solutions thanks to our close relationships with shipowners.


Expert understanding of LPG specific requirements

Well-known across the industry, our dedicated LPG commodity brokers have an unrivalled track record for their hands-on guidance and commercial execution skills. Working hand in hand with LPG chartering, we’re able to deliver market strategy and advice based on our enhanced knowledge of the industry. We have an in-depth understanding of a range of specialist services including combined ship and commodity transactions, FOB, CFR, DAP, spot transactions, term transactions, storage and throughput deals and LPG derivatives.


Unique market insight

We have extensive experience handling Sale and Purchase and newbuilding contracts, having worked across this highly-specialised field for several decades. Collaborating closely with the Gas analysts and Chartering teams, we provide best-in-class project support and strategic solutions for our clients. We cover all types of gas ships and are known for our expertise in vessel design innovations, investment validation, futureproofing and technical advice.


Insight across the ammonia and carbon market

Our experienced team aims to provide insight and analysis across the CO2 and ammonia markets. Whether you are involved in existing or prospective ammonia trades, associated with traditional demand, power generation, alternative marine propulsion or hydrogen carriage, we can provide a wealth of market knowledge to inform better decisions on your deployment of low carbon shipping and trading strategies.

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A comprehensive gas brokerage service

With an extensive knowledge base and ability to draw on the strengths of the wider Clarksons’ Group, our exhaustive range of services includes market analysis, short and long-term chartering, vessel Sale & Purchase, as well as project-type requirements incorporating all these elements. Our unique skill-base enables us to work closely with clients through every stage of the transaction, across LPG, Ammonia, LNG, CO₂ and petrochemical gases.

Spanning three continents and covering most time zones, our specialist teams work seamlessly to provide the highest level of client support. By bringing all the gas disciplines together, we leverage the natural synergies within our client base and take advantage of technological developments in order to move towards more efficient and environmentally conscious shipping. Globally recognised for our hands-on expertise, we have been influential in numerous major shipping and commodity projects across the industry.

For example, in the advancement and contracting of new ship designs in response to anticipated shifts in trade patterns and transportation economies. And we continue to enhance our service offering as the industry rapidly accelerates towards greener shipping, partnering with clients to support decarbonisation strategies, including those focused on the production, storage, utilisation and marine transportation of CO₂ and green ammonia.    

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Tom Becker

Global Managing Director | London | Gases Read more

Tom Becker

Global Managing Director
Gases Chartering London

“My 20 years’ experience in the Gas markets has shown the importance of working as a team.”

Having started his LPG career in 1998, Tom joined Clarksons’ LPG-NH3 Department in 2005. Here, he has worked closely alongside colleagues in Asset/Product and Shipping within the Gas space for more than 15 years. Tom first became Managing Director of LPG-NH3 then later became Managing Director of Global Gases in January 2020, bringing a wealth of experience to the role.

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Andrew Furze

Managing Director, PCG | London | Gases Read more

Andrew Furze

Managing Director, PCG
Gases Chartering London

Ed Watson

Managing Director, LNG | London | Gases Read more

Ed Watson

Managing Director, LNG
Gases LNG London
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Expert insight from our gas team

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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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CO2 and Ammonia Gases

Investigating the vessels used for CO2 shipping

With no real precedent to go by, the size of LCO2 vessels for projected European movements have been crystallising around the 20,000 cubic meters (cbm) mark. But at Clarksons, we believe there could be other possibilities to consider...

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Gases CO2 and Ammonia

Looking ahead: The outlook for ammonia freight rates

As we approached the end of 2022, ammonia prices were at an all-time high and the market was enjoying a forward momentum that it seemed nothing could temper. High natural gas prices had forced production cutbacks, the war in Ukraine was causing further supply issues and success was coming easy to newcomers who found the market easy to make money in.

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