Our experienced Period & Projects team is well positioned to help client’s deal with rate volatility and increased commercial uncertainty in today’s tanker market. Many owners and charterers seek coverage for longer periods for both period employment and forward cargo programme requirements; at Gibson we have skills and expertise to deliver on both.
Leveraging the wider group, Gibson’s Period & Projects brokers work closely with our Sale & Purchase team to combine vessel acquisitions and procure longer term employment. This ensures clients have peace of mind and confidence in their long-term security.
Gibson has a strong presence in the Sale & Purchase sector thanks, in part, to our extensive network of contacts. Our broking team work in global markets, engaging in the sale, purchase, newbuilding and demolition of all types of ocean going tonnage.
Working in conjunction with the Period & Projects desk, Gibson seeks to simultaneously obtain long term employment for newly acquired tonnage. With data and insights from our team of analysts, Gibson is able to identify qualified commercial opportunities for our clients.
Gibson’s valuation desk is a trusted impartial provider of certified valuations for leading shipping banks, maritime courts, underwriters, claims adjusters, oil majors and ship owners, amongst others. We have also undertaken numerous independent expert witness cases for arbitrations.
We value all conventional ship types, including bulk carrier, general cargo, multi-purpose, containership, crude, product and chemical tankers as well as gas carriers (LPG/LNG). At Gibson we always strive to tailor our service to our customer’s needs and as a result we also value other ship types, such as offshore vessels, upon consideration. Our trusted name and global presence means we are able to offer competitive fees and have the capabilities to quote for a wide range of requirements.