30 June 2011

Pre Close Trading Statement

Prior to entering its close period on 30 June 2011, Clarkson PLC confirms that since its Interim Management Statement announced on 11 May, trading has continued in line with the Board's expectations.

Clarkson PLC will announce interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2011 on 24 August 2011.

Enquiries:

Clarkson PLC:
Andi Case, Chief Executive
Jeff Woyda, Finance Director
020 7334 0000

Hudson Sandler:
Andrew Leach
Kate Hough
020 7796 4133