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Clarksons is at the heart of global shipping

Integrated service offering, powered by intelligence

Through a connected network

We collaborate across all business lines ensuring everything we do is underpinned by research, enabled by technology, and implemented by the best people. Our global presence, depth of relationships and total service offering delivers extraordinary results. As a strategic partner, we help clients make smarter decisions at every stage of the shipping life cycle.

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Integrated business lines


Network of specialists



Pioneering advice for the world’s leading businesses

Anticipating change, rather than keeping pace with the market, has earned us our place at the heart of global shipping. It’s what has allowed us to help clients successfully navigate stock market crashes, wars and a pandemic.

Dedicated to excellence, our specialists come together from across the business, combining their expertise to find new strategies for success. Strategies that work seamlessly to deliver the results you’re looking for, no matter the challenge.

Partnering with our clients, we’re developing progressive solutions that support the evolution of the industry. Together, we can help your business go further, faster, while also bringing about lasting, sustainable change that helps build a brighter future for us all.

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In 2023, shipping has had to rise to the challenge of increasing disruption and complexity

The drive to emission reduction has created a need for fuelling transition; new advanced technology has enabled enhanced risk management, improved efficiency and data-led decision-making; and geo-political shifts and climate change have created focus on energy and food security irrespective of changing trade flows and other disruptions. But navigating change and complexity is what we do best.

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Kenneth Tveter board room portrait
Clarity in a fast-changing world

Green transition

"As the industry finds its way through the energy transition, Clarksons continues to be at the heart of the conversation and lead positive change. "

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Clarity in a fast-changing world


"Technological innovations will unlock new possibilities, address complex challenges and drive sustainable growth and societal impact."

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Sandra Rosignoli
Sandra Rosignoli
Clarity in a fast-changing world

Geo-political complexity

"We invest in technology and resources in order to manage risk and empower, reassure and protect our stakeholders."

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Helping our clients make better choices

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Helping our clients make better choices


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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