Providing port services to the marine and energy industries since 1970

Clarksons Port Services is a division of Clarksons Platou, the world’s leading integrated shipping services group.

UK and Ireland Coverage

140+ trained staff

19 offices

24/7 service

We’re based in a wide range of strategically located ports in the UK and Ireland.

Select a location for
contact information

Main offices

Ports covered

Ipswich (Head Office)

Maritime House

19a St Helens St

Ipswich

IP4 1HE

+44 (0) 1473 297300

Ipswich (Port Office)

Sentinel Terminal

Cliff Quay

Ipswich

IP3 0BS

+44 (0) 1473 261140

Port Agency

Providing unrivalled agency services to the marine and offshore energy sector, our experienced staff are well prepared to offer turnkey solutions to our clients.

Co-ordination of Vessel Port Activities
  • Berthing
  • Pilotage
  • Linesman
  • Fenders
Arrangement of Quayside Services
  • Gangway Security
  • Stevedores
  • Shoreside Cranes
  • Forklifts
  • Transport
  • Warehousing
Procurement
  • Tools
  • Stores
  • Consumables
Ships Spares
  • Handling
  • Storage
  • Delivery
Offshore Supply
  • Vessel chartering
  • Equipment load / discharge
  • Documentation
  • On/off hire certification
  • Bunkering / fresh water supply
Customs
  • Arrangement of arrival and departure paperwork
  • Immigration

Freight Forwarding

Co-ordinated from our freight hubs in Aberdeen, Belfast and Great Yarmouth the CPS team are able to provide full solutions to meet your requirements.

Warehousing & Storage
  • Internal and external storage
  • Stock control and reporting
  • Packing of clients materials for shipping
  • Creation of shipping paperwork including dangerous goods notes
  • Own forklifts of various sizes
  • Trained warehouse personnel
Customs paperwork
  • Creation of export paperwork
  • Guidance on importation procedures
  • In-house customs brokers
  • Access to Ship Works End-Use
  • AEO Registered
Multimodal Air-Sea-Road Transport
  • International air-sea-road freight
  • Tracking and traceability of shipment
  • Experts in Out Of Gauge (OOG) shipments
  • Specialists in ROV movement

Project Logistics

Our experienced team offer bespoke Project Logistics services, tailored to meet client specifications. We are by your side every step of the way, from planning through to completion of your project.

Assistance with wider project services
  • Administration duties
  • Cost management
  • Route planning
  • Site surveys
Guidance on logistics support
  • Providing reliable & cost effective solutions
  • Assistance with client tenders for offshore energy projects
Creation of comprehensive project solutions
  • Mobilisation plans
  • Procedures
  • Work packages
Supply of experienced in-house personnel to work with project teams
  • Work in-house or remotely
  • Single point of contact

Voyage Agency Services

We provide a single point of contact to our clients 24/7, all year round. Through detailed preparation we can assist with the planning, transit and final destination support to any asset relocation.

Bespoke tailored service to meet the requirements of the client
  • Up front planning
  • Technical proposal
  • Cost management solutions
Unrivalled access to tonnage across the globe via Clarksons Platou
  • Towage
  • Salvage
  • General cargo (project equipment)
  • Heavy Lift Transportation vessels
Handling of sub / partner agents
  • Cost consolidation
  • Crew change
  • Husbandry services
Access to in-house suite of software
  • Voyage tracking
  • Weather updates
  • Route planning detailing safe havens and bunkering stops
  • Avoidance of piracy zones / department zones

Crew Change Co-ordination

Our in house crewing co-ordinators are available to support clients 24/7/365 globally providing safe, efficient and cost effective crew change operations.

Management of clients’ crew changes through a single point of contact
  • Support with visa applications and immigration processes
  • Support with the arrangement of doctor and dental appointments, medicals and any welfare issues
  • Constructive and effective relationship with UK Border Force
Access to UK wide contracts with key suppliers
  • Hotels
  • Transport companies
  • Training centres

Bunkering

With access to bunkers across the globe and with in-depth knowledge in each location, we aim that your vessel’s time alongside is kept to a minimum, saving time and money.

In partnership with Dan-Bunkering we aim to find the best solutions
  • Access to fuel & lubes anywhere, anytime
  • Various financial options, including extended credit options
  • Volume discounts
  • Strong relationships with local approved bunker suppliers
  • Seamless delivery of bunkers in cooperation for local Clarksons Port Services offices

Gibb Group

Gibb Group Ltd consists of Gibb Tools & Supplies and Gibb Safety & Survival. Both are leading European manufacturers and distributors of PPE and MRO equipment.

Gibb Safety & Survival
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Workwear & protective clothing
  • Marine and survival equipment
  • Working at height & rescue equipment
  • Life Line systems
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Tool tethering solutions
  • Workplace safety
  • First Aid & medical
We provide an extensive range of services which include:
  • Servicing, repairs & inspections
  • PPE management solutions
  • Vending machine solutions
  • Consigned stock arrangements
  • Branding services
  • Hire solutions
Gibb Tools & Supplies
  • Hand & power tools
  • Torque tools
  • Industrial consumables
  • Electrical equipment
  • Specialist marine paints
  • Marine chemicals
  • Ropes, rigging & chains
  • Ship chandlery
  • PVF
We provide an extensive range of services which include:
  • Refurbishment & calibration
  • Tools kits bespoke to specifications
  • Hire solutions
  • Export services
  • Consigned stock arrangements
  • Container solutions

Gibb Group

Gibb Group Ltd consists of Gibb Tools & Supplies and Gibb Safety & Survival. Both are leading European manufacturers and distributors of PPE and MRO equipment.

Gibb Safety & Survival
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Workwear & protective clothing
  • Marine and survival equipment
  • Working at height & rescue equipment
  • Life Line systems
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Tool tethering solutions
  • Workplace safety
  • First Aid & medical
We provide an extensive range of services which include:
  • Servicing, repairs & inspections
  • PPE management solutions
  • Vending machine solutions
  • Consigned stock arrangements
  • Branding services
  • Hire solutions
Gibb Tools & Supplies
  • Hand & power tools
  • Torque tools
  • Industrial consumables
  • Electrical equipment
  • Specialist marine paints
  • Marine chemicals
  • Ropes, rigging & chains
  • Ship chandlery
  • PVF
We provide an extensive range of services which include:
  • Refurbishment & calibration
  • Tools kits bespoke to specifications
  • Hire solutions
  • Export services
  • Consigned stock arrangements
  • Container solutions