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A trusted partner since 1975, Lightship connects charterers, ship owners, and operators.

Lightship Chartering is a leading global shipbroker. Our core service offerings are focused on 3 areas; Dry Bulk, Freight Advisory, and Energy. Globally, we provide  24x7 services across all segments.

Why choose Lightship

Our Expertise

Our Commitment

Global Precence

With thousands of trades successfully facilitated and completed worldwide, we are the ultimate dry bulk shipbroking experts.

Our brokers and operations team remain fully committed to the successful completion of assignments from start to finish.

With our offices strategically placed around the globe, we offer 24x7 services to a market that never sleeps.

Dry Bulk

For five decades Lightship has been synonymous with competitive shipbroking.

Our global reach spans all dry bulk commodity segments and our highly skilled team of shipbrokers provides professional expertise and insights that will help you navigate the market. Whether you are looking for a vessel for your cargo or a cargo for your vessel, we will seek out the best options for you.

We deliver brokage services primarily within the Handysize, Supra/Ultramax and Panamax sectors. 

Ultramax Bulk Carrier

Dry Bulk service contacts

For direct inquiries regarding our brokerage services within; Handysize, Supra/Ultramax, and Panamax, please find below contact information. 

Freight Advisory Specialists

Freight Advisory

Whether you need a complete freight management solution or just support in enhancing and professionalizing your in-house freight management processes, our advisory team is here to assist.

Lightship can seamlessly integrate with your commodity business, meticulously monitoring your freight costs while optimizing trading efficiency. With us, you can ensure minimized overheads and maximized scalability. Experience the difference for yourself – we have a proven track record of delivering considerable savings on our clients' transportation and trading costs.


As the world moves towards cleaner energy sources, Lightship caters to a wide range of clients in the Energy industry. Whether you're in Offshore Oil & Gas or in the Offshore Wind sector, we provide bespoke solutions to fulfill your requirements.

From Sale and Purchase to Offshore chartering markets, our brokers will provide you with expertise on tendering for various energy majors across the globe as well as catering to the needs of EPC contractors for spot and medium-long term requirements.

Offshore Wind
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