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Heritage

· 1872 - Present · 

Since 1872, the Casper name has been associated with professional Ships' Agency in the United Kingdom.

Hans and Harold Casper arrive from Denmark and set up two offices in Middlesbrough and Hartlepool

1872
1919

The Clarkson family from Middlesbrough purchase the company creating Clarkson Brothers and Casper

The company came under new ownership with Gebr Broere BV & Genchem Holdings taking over the complete shareholding

1990
1991

Kevin Shakesheff appointed Managing Director

The company celebrated 120 years of trading

1992
1993

Opening of Clarkson Brothers and Casper Shipping – Hull

Opening of Clarkson Brothers and Casper Shipping – Immingham

1994
2000

Opening of Clarkson Brothers Casper Shipping – Grangemouth

Kevin Shakesheff completes Management Buy Out from Vopak & GenChem, returning the company name to Casper Shipping Limited

2002
2004

Acquisition of BS Freight

Michael Shakesheff appointed Managing Director

2005
2007

Acquisition of Camair Ltd

Establishment of Camair Freight Solutions

2008
2013

Opening of Casper Shipping – Thames

Establishment of ShipDem – Shipping & Demurrage Solutions

2014
2015

Michael Shakesheff completes MBO

Opening of Casper Shipping – Fawley

2015
2015

Opening of Casper Shipping – Mersey

Casper Shipping rebrand and launch of Casper Shipping Group of companies including Casper Port Agency, Casper Logistics, Casper Chartering

2016
2017

Official opening of Casper Port Agency – Port of Tyne