In a market dominated by large national and international agency networks, we pride ourselves on being an independent family business with a dedicated and experienced staff that delivers a highly personal and proactive service. 


Carlbom Shipping Ltd is one of the most well established family owned ship and port agency in the UK. We have been providing outstanding personal service since 1897 with a wealth of knowledge kept in the Carlbom family for four generations. Based in Immingham at the mouth of the River Humber on the East Coast of England, we are ideally placed for the handling of many different types of vessel and cargo at all Humber Ports.

Ship & Port Agency Logistics

Ship & Port Agency

As a Ship and Port Agency our role is to make sure that the transition of your ship and cargo is handled smoothly and conforms to all regulations that apply.

Offshore Services

Carlbom Shipping Ltd is situated at the mouth of the Humber which is one of the major centres of the UK's renewable sector with Wind Farm operations and the handling of biomass shipments.


Immingham Port has excellent facilities for the discharge of tanker cargoes such as oil and LPG. Immingham has 4 specialist liquid bulk terminals.

Dry Bulk Cargo

Immingham has the largest dry bulk handling port and with the Humber International Terminal (HIT) provides enhanced bulk-handling services at the port.

Procurement & Project Management

Whatever the type of goods, Carlbom can facilitate the onward movement of cargo. The ports of Immingham and Grimsby are ideally placed with excellent road, rail and transhipment services.

Crew Handling

Carlbom Shipping Ltd provide crew handling services including: Crew Changeover, Crew Transfers, Crew Welfare and Captain's Representations. Please contact us today to find out more about these services.

"As an independent, family-owned company, we have developed strong personal relationships with our existing clients over many years and have an excellent record of customer service with them"
Camilla Carlbom
Company Chairman

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