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About us

DSB Offshore Ltd is a London-based ship brokerage founded by David Durnford-Slater in 1981.

We began with the sale and purchase of offshore drilling rigs and associated support tonnage connected to the oil and gas industry and soon diversified into offshore wind, towage, heavy lift transport and marine construction vessels.

Over the years, we’ve built a network of strong relationships with offshore vessel owners, construction companies and shipbrokers worldwide.

Family Shipbrokers

Our values underpin our business, guide our everyday work and inform our future decisions - we uphold these values at all costs.

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Meet the team

We have a dynamic team of shipbrokers, each having specialist regions, languages and vessel knowledge.

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Role of the shipbroker

As shipbrokers, we mediate between two parties to a contract, typically vessel buyers and sellers, or vessel charterers and owners.

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