Maersk Broker's new bulk venture ready to expand

The new dry bulk joint venture between Maersk Broker and Lightship Chartering, LMB Chartering, is set to become even bigger. This could be done by establishing ties to other brokers who are strong in Panamax and Capesize, LMB CEO Morten Have tells ShippingWatch.

Lightship Chartering and Maersk Broker's new dry bulk brokerage firm LMB Chartering is already prepared to expand after the company was founded just a few days ago, CEO Morten Have tells ShippingWatch. He comes from Lightship Chartering and serves as joint CEO alongside Claes Devantier of Maersk Broker.

"Maersk Broker is market leader in container and tanker, and now we're going to work together to become market leader in dry bulk, where we're good at spot business, tonnage procurement - that is, buying and selling ships - and in the Supramax and Handysize segments. Our focus will therefore be to grow in Panamax and Capesize, and this means we'll go out and look at possibilities for expanding, by bringing in new staff on the short term and probably through acquisitions on the long term," says Morten Have, adding:

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