Over five decades of independent shipbroking

Simsonship are independent shipbrokers specialized in new building contracting, sale & purchase and chartering of ferries, cruise ships and ro/ro's. Since over six decades we have developed a well- established network of shipyards, shipping companies, broker friends and financing institutions.The Simsonship office is located in the city center of Stockholm, Sweden.

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What we do

Through our long experience in the cruise, ferry and ro-ro market we can offer our clients our expertise in newbuilding contracting, second hand sale and purchase, and chartering of ferries, cruise ships and ro-ro vessels. Through in depth market knowledge, we offer qualified valuations for ship owners, banks and other financial institutions.


Specializing in the cruise and ferry segment since the 1960’s, we have built a close relationship with all major shipyards and assist our clients throughout the process including selecting yards, negotiating terms and completing contracts.

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Sale and Purchase

We assist ship owners in selling and buying second hand vessels and focus on ferries, ropax/roro and cruise vessels. In our segment we have become one of the leading sale and purchase brokers in the world.

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With our vast network of ship owners worldwide together with our in-depth market knowledge, we assist our clients in chartering of ferries, ropax/roro and cruise vessels, for both short and long term contracts.

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We provide ship valuations and market analyses to ship owners, banks and financial institutions around the world.

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Some of our latest projects

  • Large cruise ferry. Newbuilding, Irish Sea.

  • Ropax. Long term charter, northern Europe.

  • LNG ferry. Newbuilding, Baltic Sea.

  • Modern high spec double ender sold to Canada.

  • High speed ferry. Sale to Italy from the United States.

  • the art of being local worldwide

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