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Casper Shipping Honoured with Prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

Published on: 7th May 2024

London, UK – 06.05.2024

Casper Shipping – an industry leader of port agency, defence, customs and demurrage services – is thrilled to announce that it has achieved the esteemed King’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The prestigious accolade recognises businesses that have excelled in innovation, imports and exports, sustainable development, and promoting opportunity through social mobility.

Since 1872, Casper Shipping has been steadfast in its service excellence on the world stage. The company’s pioneering strategies and end-to-end solutions have paved the way for consistent growth and new markets, culminating in the distinguished recent award.

Rob Bateman, Managing Director at Casper Shipping, said:

“We are immensely proud to receive the King’s Award for Enterprise. It’s a testament to our hard work and unwavering delivery of first-class maritime solutions that cater to the dynamic needs of our clients.”

The King’s Award for Enterprise is one of the most illustrious business honours in the country and is personally approved by His Majesty the King. It acknowledges and rewards exceptional achievements by UK companies. For Casper Shipping, it highlights their significant contribution to trade and its role in boosting the economy.

Casper Shipping Honoured with Prestigious King's Award for Enterprise in International Trade

Michael Shakesheff, Managing Director of the Casper Group, said:

“The King’s Award for Enterprise is a landmark moment for us all. As the business passes 152 years, it backs up our spirit of innovation that’s been with us from the very start. It also reinforces our pledge as the UK’s leading independent maritime services organisation.

“From customs to chartering, and logistics to marine, under the Casper Group banner we take pride in delivering comprehensive solutions across the UK, Europe and beyond. This award celebrates our team’s dedication to going the extra mile for our clients worldwide.”

Over the years, Casper Shipping has established itself as a cornerstone of innovation in the shipping industry, setting new benchmarks for operational standards, digital tools and customer satisfaction. The company’s success has not only enhanced its business resilience but also propelled Britain’s export economy forward.

The award will be formally presented at a royal reception, followed by an event at Casper Shipping’s headquarters in Teesside, where staff, key partners, and stakeholders will toast the occasion.

With a long-term vision and a commitment to constant improvement, the Casper Group continues to chart a course to the future – no matter the challenges and opportunities of the next 150 years.

About the Casper Group

Casper Group is the UK’s leading independent maritime services company, providing end-to-end shipping solutions across the UK, Europe and beyond. From customs to chartering and logistics to marine, their services are delivered with a professional, personal and practical approach that takes care of the complex and goes the extra mile to deliver.
The Casper Group includes Casper Shipping, Casper Logistics, Casper Chartering, Casper Port Agency, Casper Customs and Casper Defence.

For further information, please contact:
Casper Group
Michael Shakesheff
+44 (0)7973 987 816

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