Comprehensive nationwide port agency, defence, customs and demurrage services.
Our award winning international freight forwarding delivers on time, every time — by air, road and sea.
With a mixture of owned and chartered in tonnage, we provide tailor-made chartering and broking services.
Ever since brothers, Hans and Harold Casper arrived from Denmark in 1872, Casper have provided over a century of progressive maritime excellence. Find out more about our rich heritage and unique story, including recent acquisitions and growth.
Casper marks 150 years in business.
Acquisition of MV Verity, which is added to the Casper Chartering fleet.
HC Shipping & Chartering is acquired and brought into the Casper family.
Casper Hub is formed, offering a single point of contact for UK mainland and OPL areas, assisting owners with all husbandry needs.
Casper Shipping opens in the South West & Wales.
Casper Shipping opens in Bristol.
Casper Chartering, Logistics, Customs and Defence are launched, adding depth and unity to the group of companies.
Casper Port Agency opens at the Port of Tyne.
Casper Group is launched, bringing existing division and companies under one banner.
Casper Shipping rebrands, creating the structure and brand architecture for the future.
Casper Shipping opens on the Mersey.
Casper Shipping opens in Fawley, near Southampton.
Michael Shakesheff completes management buy-out.
ShipDem is established, offering dedicated and independent shipping and demurrage solutions.
Casper Shipping opens on the Thames.
Camair Freight Solutions is established.
Camair Ltd is acquired.
Michael Shakesheff appointed Managing Director.
BS Freight is acquired.
Kevin Shakesheff completes management buy out from Vopak & GenChem, and returns the company name to Casper Shipping Limited.
Clarkson Brothers & Casper Shipping open in Grangemouth.
Clarkson Brothers & Casper Shipping open in Immingham.
Clarkson Brothers & Casper Shipping open in Hull.
Kevin Shakesheff appointed Managing Director.
The company comes under new ownership with Gebr Broere BV & Genchem Holdings taking over the complete shareholding.
Hellenic line agency begins.
Ellerman Wilson line service to the East Coast of the USA commences.
Axel Brostrom & Son of Gothenburg commence their liner service to Sweden.
The Clarkson family from Middlesbrough purchase the company creating Clarkson Brothers & Casper Limited.
Hans and Harold Casper arrive from Denmark and set up two offices in Middlesbrough and Hartlepool.