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Clarksons’ comprehensive support base operations services act as the gateway between onshore and offshore operations, providing the foundation for us to deliver exceptional logistics management.

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Ship cargo loading

Clarksons’ ship cargo loading service sets the benchmark for excellence. From state-of-the-art loading systems to real-time monitoring, we use the power of technology to optimise efficiency and ensure your cargo is loaded with precision and accuracy. Our ship cargo loading procedures also meet the strictest safety standards, with advanced safety protocols in place to guarantee your cargo is loaded and secured with the utmost care.

Global network

With a global network spanning key maritime hubs, Clarksons understands the local nuances of diverse markets. Our teams have the expertise to ensure that your cargo is loaded efficiently and complies with all local regulations. And we are on hand to assist you at every stage of the process, offering a smooth experience from cargo intake to departure.

Customisable solutions

Clarksons offers highly customisable loading solutions. Whether it's oversized freight, delicate goods, or high-volume shipments, our experts tailor the process to your specific needs, ensuring your cargo is transported safely and securely. Furthermore, our ship cargo loading services aim to minimise environmental impact and promote responsible maritime operations - but never at the expense of efficiency! In fact, our processes minimise turnaround times and optimise your logistics chain, allowing your vessels to set sail promptly and meet deadlines.

Pre-shipment inspections

Clarksons prides itself on maintaining the highest standards throughout our rigorous pre-shipment inspections. Thanks to our team’s in-depth knowledge across various industries, whether your shipment involves electronics, machinery, or consumer goods, our specialists have the expertise to identify and rectify potential issues. Our expert inspectors meticulously examine every aspect of your cargo, from product specifications to packaging, ensuring that only top-quality goods leave the warehouse. And in our commitment to quality, we also employ state-of-the-art technology for inspections: advanced scanning tools and digital monitoring systems enable our inspectors to detect even the slightest imperfections, guaranteeing a comprehensive evaluation of your products.

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Comprehensive documentation

Our thorough inspection process is backed by detailed documentation. You can trust Clarksons to provide comprehensive reports that give you a clear understanding of the condition and compliance of your shipment at all times. This commitment to transparency strengthens the trust our clients place in our inspection services. Furthermore, Clarksons maintains a strong focus on environmental responsibility. Our pre-shipment inspection processes are designed to minimise waste and promote sustainability, contributing to a greener and more responsible supply chain.

Tailored to your business needs

With a legacy of excellence spanning decades, Clarkson's has a rich understanding of the sectors in which we operate. We understand that each industry has its own unique requirements, which is why our pre-shipment inspection services are tailored to meet your specific business needs, whether it's ensuring compliance with industry standards, adhering to local regulations, or addressing product-specific nuances. And because we understand the urgency of modern business, Clarksons’ pre-shipment inspections are conducted promptly so that your goods are inspected, approved, and ready for shipment within the shortest possible time frame.

Shipping warehousing

Clarksons delivers a seamless shipping warehousing service. Going beyond simple storage, our solutions optimise your supply chain. Our state-of-the-art warehouse facilities are equipped with cutting-edge technology and modern infrastructure. Automated inventory systems, climate-controlled storage, and advanced security measures ensure that your products are not just stored but safeguarded with the utmost care. We also provide real-time visibility of your inventory with advanced tracking systems that allow you to monitor stock levels, order fulfilment, and shipping progress. You are empowered with the information you need to make informed decisions and keep your supply chain running smoothly.

Customisable storage solutions

Clarksons understands that one size does not fit all, which is why we offer customisable storage solutions. Whether you’re looking for short-term, long-term, or specialised storage for sensitive goods, our flexible approach ensures your goods are handled with the utmost care. Furthermore, our warehouses adhere to the highest industry standards with rigorous compliance and quality control processes. From the moment they enter our facilities to the time they reach their destination, your goods are in safe hands. Sustainability is also a key element of our operations. As part of Clarksons’ company-wide commitment to a greener future, our warehouses are designed with sustainability in mind, implementing eco-friendly practices to minimise our ecological footprint where possible.

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Unmatched expertise for unrivalled efficiency

Our professional team offers a range of terminal and quayside services, including loading, discharging, and handling cargo and equipment for offshore wind, oil and gas, subsea, and survey vessel fleets. With modern handling equipment at our sites, we ensure precise, efficient, and safe cargo handling, providing vital support to the offshore energy industry.

From our support bases, including warehousing facilities, we manage pre-shipment inspections and load your cargo onto vessels for use onboard and / or for delivery to offshore sites. For inbound cargo, we can carry out pre-clearance before the physical arrival of your vessel, reducing downtime during discharging. And for outbound cargo, we can inspect it for potential safety concerns before being discharged and returned to our expedition specialists, who handle forwarding to your facility or vendor.

As a leading logistics service provider for the offshore renewable energy industry, and with a specific focus on supporting operations in the Southern North Sea area, Clarksons has collaborated closely with various clients in the sector. We are proven to have the strategic skill-set and technical expertise to achieve maximum cost efficiencies without compromising safety or service delivery. Our customer-centric approach means our support team is available around the clock to address your queries and concerns.