“The Maritime Powerhouse” was theme of last weekend’s 800th anniversary edition of the Lord Mayor’s Show, chosen in honour of the incoming Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman the Lord Mountevans, a director of brokers Clarksons Platou and...
Shipbrokers Simpson Spence Young (SSY) are planning to boost their tanker business with the hiring of former Shell global VLCC manager Frank Twigg.
ICAP Shipping and Howe Robinson have completed their merger setting up Singapore-headquartered Howe Robinson Partners.
Clarksons has passed the 90% threshold of RS Platou shareholder acceptance to proceed with its GBP281.2m ($440.8m) takeover of its Norwegian rival.
ICAP has confirmed that it is in talks with Howe Robinson to combine it with its shipbroking arm ICAP Shipping.
Clarskons is in talks about a takeover of smaller Norwegian rival RS Platou as the shipbroking and services market continues to consolidate.
There is a new kid on the block in Hong Kong’s ship management scene in the shape of Langton Shipping Group, which will soon have four vessels on its books.
Cosco's ship brokerage and agency arm Cosco International Holdings saw first half net profit rise 45% to HKD190.3m ($24.6m) from HKD130.9m previously on sharp rises in commission income from ship trading agency services as market activity picked up.