Shipping and Trade

  • 87.7k

     Ships tracked

  • 24k

     Time series
    produced

  • 50

     Years Publishing shipping data

  • 9.3bn

     Traded annually by sea (tonnes)

We are the market leader in providing timely and authoritative information on all aspects of shipping. Providing data on over 135,000 vessels either in service or on order, 40,000 companies and 600 shipyards as well as extensive trade and commercial data, and over 100,000 time series.

Our data is trusted globally for its accuracy and depth - both by our clients and our colleagues within Clarksons.

Steve Gordon
MD Clarksons Research Services Ltd

Our digital portfolio comprises our flagship commercial intelligence system, Shipping Intelligence Network, and the online register, World Fleet Register. Clients can also access a broad selection of printed reports including the market-leading Shipping Intelligence Weekly.

A wide range of corporate and institutional clients choose to take advantage of our bespoke customer service contracts, which offer a customised mix of vessel feeds, support on financial offerings, seminars and multi-client studies such as our Shipbuilding Forecast Club.

Through Clarkson Valuations, our Research division is also the leading provider of valuations to the shipping industry and maintains close working relationships with many major owners and the majority of finance houses operating in the shipping sector.

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  • SP: Hurricane Ophelia caused numerous delays to the short sea chems fleet, some owners contract voyages were cancelled as a result #Ophelia

  • TC: Firmer sentiment across the crude sector for up to 12 months t/c with enquiry on both East and West especially on the Aframaxes.

  • CTNR: Peak leg Transpacific box volumes rose by 11.9% y-o-y in Aug; in Jan-Aug 2017 box volumes on this route expanded by 8.7% y-o-y.

  • Deep Sea:Chinese crude imports at second highest ever monthly level in Sept. ,above 9m bpd again.Year-to-date imports up 12% on last year.

  • SP: Steady day in small Euro intermediate sector with little change noted.Tighter availability for larger intermediates - rates poss firming