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A Successful Opening

After 12 months since its incorporation, Gibson India is now firmly established, and are officially on the panel of IOC/BPCL/HPCL for their cargo tenders. Gibson India strongly complements the existing range of shipbroking services provided to their clients by the Gibson group with supplementary offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Houston. Director of Gibson India, Mr Pari Prakash says “I am extremely proud of the success of Gibson India and how we have been able to quickly expand our range of services to our very...


Nigel Richardson retires as Managing Director

Nigel Richardson bows out as Gibson Shipbrokers MD for a farming life New boss Roger Harrison will take over in hot seat at UK-headquartered brokerage on 1 January By Lucy Hine   Tradewinds    London Gibson Shipbrokers managing director Nigel Richardson is retiring at the end of 2021 as the UK-headquartered brokerage moves on to the next stage in its development with Roger Harrison at the helm. Richardson, 66, has decided to hang up his broking boots altogether after 39 years at the company and...


New member profile: Paratus Group

Recently elected Baltic Exchange member Paratus is offering shipowners and charterers a new way of managing their freight and bunker risks through parametric insurance policies. Paratus offers clients the ability to buy an insurance policy which pays out if freight rates or bunker prices reach a certain pre-agreed level. Parametric insurance is a fast-growing concept in the insurance market and one which is used in a wide variety of industries, most commonly for weather related events. The Paratus policy pays out policy holders if...


Gibson opens India office

We are pleased to announce that E.A. Gibson Shipbrokers has officially opened its new office in Mumbai, India. This expansion for the company has been driven by the wishes of our clients and we are pleased to confirm that we are approved by IOC and included in their official requirement quoting. This complements our already strong connections with India in most sectors, particularly Gas and Tankers. We would like to thank our close clients for their continuing support, particularly during these very challenging times of disruption...


Gibson appoints Roger Harrison as new Deputy Managing Director

TradeWinds (20th April 2020) Gibson Shipbrokers has named Roger Harrison as the company's new deputy managing director as the company continues its succession planning. Harrison, who was formerly commercial manager for Greek shipowner Thenamaris, will replace John Hale, who is due to retire at the end of this year. Gibson said Harrison will initially work closely with Owen Bolton, heading up the projects and sale and purchase sections. The new MD is pencilled in to join the company in June. But managing director Nigel...

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