GROWING ACTIVITIES IN THE PACIFIC
We are pleased to announce that Clipper Group has further expanded its global reach by opening an office in Hong Kong, China.
“We are excited by the prospect of expanding Clipper’s activities in East Asia. By strengthening Clipper’s local presence, we can serve our Chinese clients more efficiently and explore the business opportunities in the market better while growing our activities in the Pacific”, Peter Norborg, CEO for Clipper Group explains. “In
shipping, it’s all about the individual customers and being close to our customers is high on our agenda”, Peter continues.
Clipper Group Hong Kong will complement and strengthen the existing coverage of the region given by Clipper Group Singapore, focusing on bulk and break bulk in East Asia. In addition, the Hong Kong office will be working with parcel commodities and steel products. Having been in the shipping business since 1972, Clipper has a vast experience with all types of dry cargo and specialized steel services as well as the project cargo sector.
Clipper Group Hong Kong is headed by Charlie Du Cane, previously with Gearbulk. The office is planned to be mainly staffed by local Chinese employees, accompanied by a few chartering and operations professionals relocating from Copenhagen to Hong Kong.
Clipper Group is an operator, shipowner, pool manager, technical manager, specialist in steel services and more. The Group’s core business is bulk with flexible shipping services for a wide range of dry-bulk to break bulk products, on both contract and spot basis. We are geared with more than 125 handysize, supramax and ultramax vessels at our fingertips. Clipper is commercially headquartered in Copenhagen, employs a staff of 200 on shore, and has offices in 9 countries. Read more at clipper-group.com.