Shipping Companies2018-06-27T11:19:21+01:00

From major UK ferry organisations to international cruise and transportation companies, Clyde Marine Training works hand-in-hand with the UK’s largest shipping companies to train the next generation of Merchant Navy Officers.




Africa Express Line Ltd (AEL) is a British registered shipping company located in Kent. From this location, AEL operates a fleet of nine very modern specialist reefer vessels on a number of dedicated weekly liner services to and from Europe/Mediterranean and West Africa. AEL specialises in the handling and transportation of perishable fresh fruit cargoes. It also caters for time-sensitive cargoes, either on deck, under deck or in a container.


CalMac Ferries Ltd (CFL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of David MacBrayne Ltd, which is wholly owned by Scottish Ministers. Previously operating as Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, CalMac was created in October 2006 to bid for the Scottish Government contract to operate Clyde & Hebrides Ferry Services, which it subsequently won. CalMac Ferries Ltd is the UK’s largest ferry operator in terms of ships (32) and destinations served (27) and one of the largest transport operators in Scotland.


As one of the world’s biggest shipping groups, Cosco has been operating in the UK for more than 30 years. Growing from a mere shipping agency, today Cosco offers a wide range of services in the UK. With excellent connections in Chinese ports and the extensive global network of Cosco, Coscon (UK) Limited performs to the highest standards and offers smooth and uninterrupted container liner services for customers.


Graig employs a global maritime workforce drawn from the UK, China, the Philippines, Vietnam, India and Russia and has offices in Cardiff, London, Oslo, Shanghai and Hong Kong Graig group staff bridge the gap between sea and shore, between east and west to bring the best in innovation, service and partnership to the global shipping industry.


CSL Europe Limited was established in 2011 and is located in Richmond, United Kingdom and Straume, Norway. CSL Europe manages CSL’s European operations with a fleet of three conveyor-belt self-unloaders and one self-unloader with sub-sea rock installation technology, which is used in the offshore sector. These vessels carry a wide range of bulk cargo for the mineral, energy and chemical sectors.


Eastern Pacific Shipping is an international ship management company headquartered in Singapore. It offers a complete range of management services, from the building and purchase of a vessel through to crewing, operating, maintenance, repair, insurance and legal services and assisting the owners in finding employment for their vessels.