Braemar Shipping Services plc (LSE: BMS), a leading international provider of broking, consultancy, technical and other services to the shipping and energy industries, is pleased to announce it has undertaken a major upgrade to its online presence through the launch of a new corporate website (www.braemar.com), linking all the Company’s divisions within a sophisticated single digital presence.
The new website boasts increased functionality and content such as improved search functions, an updated media section, and in-depth information on Braemar’s services, locations and key contacts. Users can browse Braemar by division and also navigate easily to individual company sites within the Group.
James Kidwell, Chief Executive of Braemar Shipping Services plc, commented: “I am delighted to announce the launch of the new corporate website for Braemar Shipping Services. Our investment has delivered a site that represents Braemar’s brand and values, takes users quickly and easily to key information, and enables visitors to navigate easily between the divisional sub-sites.
“All eyes have been on our Shipbroking division following the merger with ACM this year. But while shipbroking is a core Braemar service a key strength of the Group is its breadth of service. This website will ensure that customers can readily see and gain easy access to the full range of our services around the globe. The added features and content will also help to position Braemar as a leading service provider in the industry.”
Braemar Shipping Services Plc:
Braemar Shipping Services Plc is a leading international provider of broking, consultancy, technical and other services to the shipping, marine, energy and insurance industries. Its shares are listed in the premium segment of the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and are admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market for listed securities in the Industrial Transport Sector.
It business is organised into four divisions: Shipbroking, Technical, Logistics and Environmental.
The Shipbroking division – trading as Braemar ACM Shipbroking – provides chartering, sale and purchase and consulting shipbroking services to international ship owners, charterers and financial institutions operating in the tanker, gas, chemicals, offshore, container and dry bulk markets. Expanded in 2014 following the merger of Braemar Shipping Services Plc with ACM Shipping Group Plc, Braemar ACM Shipbroking has offices in the UK, USA, Norway, Italy, Dubai, India, China, Singapore and Australia.
This division provides a range of marine consulting and advisory services to clients operating the energy, marine and insurance markets. This division operates as four distinct, but commonly branded, businesses often with overlapping markets and services. The businesses are as follows:
– Braemar Adjusting: This business provides loss adjusting, risk assessment and dispute resolution services to the international insurance market in relation to the insurance of risks arising out of the energy (oil and gas), marine and power sectors. Braemar Adjusting has offices in the UK, USA, Singapore, Canada, Brazil and Abu Dhabi.
– Braemar Offshore: This business provides specialised marine and engineering consultancy services to the offshore oil and gas industry. The principal services provided by Braemar Offshore are in the performance of pre-risk marine warranty surveys. Braemar Offshore has offices in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
– Braemar, incorporating The Salvage Association (also referred to as Braemar SA): This business provides marine consultancy and surveying services to clients operating in the shipping, energy (oil and gas) and insurance markets. It has a network of offices in Asia, Europe and the USA that principally undertake hull and machinery damage surveys for the insurance industry.
– Braemar Engineering: This business provides consultant marine engineering and naval architecture services to clients operating in the shipping and offshore oil and gas markets. Braemar Engineering has offices in the UK and the USA. It has a particular expertise in the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Logistics: The Logistics business, trading under the name of Cory Brothers, provides ship agency, freight forwarding and logistics services principally for ship owners and charterers from its bases in the UK, Singapore and the USA.
Environmental: Trading as Braemar Howells, this business provides pollution response and environmental services primarily in the UK and Africa. It has earned an international reputation for its work for the insurance industry in handling containers from stricken vessels.