Chartering

Our specialists pool resources, knowledge and industry-leading expertise to build long-term relationships between shipowners and charterers.

Heavy investment in technology and databases allows us to provide customised, cost-saving solutions that create and protect the best deals for our clients.

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Cost-Saving Solutions

We offer specialist advice on how to effectively address and overcome major transportation challenges, including negotiating new arrangements and facilitating appropriate joint solutions with other charterers.

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Creating and Protecting Deals

By establishing mutually beneficial relationships between shipowners and charterers, we help both parties benefit from sustainable, long-term agreements in spot-driven markets.

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Cross-Desk Collaboration

Our fully integrated team draws on knowledge and expertise from every area of our company, enabling us to propose and implement innovative approaches to new and unusual challenges.

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First Mover Initiatives

Our brokers draw on decades of industry experience and utilise in-depth analytics to present unique, market-first solutions that allow you to benefit from potential economy-of-scale opportunities.

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Freight Consultancy

We provide an outsourced freight and transportation service to companies without a dedicated in-house operations team, along with logistical planning guidance and specialist advice on all transportation challenges.

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Decision Making Model

We use our custom-built Decision Making Model to help you evaluate the cost-benefit of complex scenarios, avoid costly delays and decide on the most economic and time-efficient shipping process.

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The World’s Most Accurate Vessel Database

Our custom-built Trigonal database covers every merchant ship in the world, providing charterers with the most detailed, comprehensive and up-to-date information available.

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Experienced Operations Team

Expert knowledge and applied experience results in a smoother, more profitable charter. We will save you time and money by optimising your operational efficiency as well as anticipating the many challenges that can occur during voyages.

Our Clients

We’re proud to have provided our chartering services to a wide variety of clients over the years. Here are just a few of the names we’re currently working with:

Our Chartering Experts

Ben has 28 years of experience in shipbroking, covering the Handy/Supramax, Panamax and Cape sectors as well as working as a Dry FFA broker. He established Braemar’s Cape and Panamax desk in London and expanded our Dry Cargo presence in Europe and Asia. He now manages the global Dry Cargo desks and services a diverse client base across all vessel classes.

Global Head of Dry Cargo
Ben Bates
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Ben has been a shipbroker for nearly 30 years, specialising in Petrochemicals and LPG. He was previously our Head of Petrochemicals and now leads our Shipbroking Gas department, which covers LPG and Petrochemicals.

Global Head of LPG and Petrochemicals
Ben Johnson
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Nick has 20 years of experience in chartering, covering a broad range of vessel sizes in the spot and projects markets. After working for Sovereign Shipbrokers in London as a spot Suezmax broker, he moved to Braemar in 2008. He began running our Tanker desk in 2018 while maintaining his broking presence in the spot shipping markets.

Joint Global Head of Deep Sea Tankers
Nick Edwards
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Paul has spent over 30 years as a tanker shipbroker, with six years in Crude & Products and the rest of his time in Chemicals & Speciality Products. He joined Braemar in 2018 to lead our Specialised Tanker division across a wide range of vessel sizes and markets, a position that requires a great level of experience, expertise and insight into data analysis.

Global Head of Specialised Tankers
Paul Osgood
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Edward is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and has spent the last 17 years specialising in the more technically sophisticated offshore asset classes, focusing on Subsea Vessels, Liftboats, Field Development and Production projects. He covers all shipbroking and consultative assignments for the Offshore Renewables and Offshore Oil & Gas markets.

Global Head of Offshore Energy Services
Edward Molyneux
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Talk to one of our chartering specialists today.