31 January 2013

Director Declaration

Clarkson PLC
("the Company")

The Company announces that Edmond Warner, a non-executive director of the Company, today resigned from his non-executive directorship of The Eastern European Trust PLC.

The Company also announces that Mr Warner has been appointed as non-executive Chairman of Standard Life European Private Equity Trust PLC ("Standard Life") with effect from 29 January 2013, Mr Warner was appointed as a non-executive director of Standard Life on 27 November 2008.

This announcement is made pursuant to paragraph 9.6.14 R of the Listing Rules.

Steve Deasey
Company Secretary
Clarkson PLC
Tel: +44(0) 20 7334 3171