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The BDO Shipping team delivers a wealth of knowledge and expertise to clients in the shipping industry. The merger of BDO UK and Moore Stephens LLP has extended our reach and brought new expertise and resources to add to our shipping experience. We continue our longstanding association with the shipping industry and place customers at the heart of what we do.

The extent of our experience is demonstrated by a net book value of vessels acted for in London that exceeds US$10 billion. We work with BDO international member firms and offices in all of the main global shipping locations. 

We keep ahead of all developments in the shipping industry and produce focused articles and publications that truly add value to your business.

We advise a range of clients including:

  • Banks
  • Charterers
  • Container lines
  • Cruise lines
  • Logistics operators
  • Maritime organisations
  • Operators
  • Owners
  • P&I clubs
  • Port agents
  • Ports
  • Private equity
  • Ship brokers
  • Ship managers
  • Shipping funds
  • Shipping pools


OpCost is a unique ship operating costs benchmarking tool. It includes all major sectors and currently covers operating costs for 26 vessel types. The OpCost database, which is exclusive to BDO, provides you with the information to benchmark your vessels' operating costs with industry-wide averages.


Bottom line

The latest issue of our quarterly shipping newsletter, Bottom Line, can be read here.

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BDO Shipping is at the forefront of developments in the shipping industry, with the depth of experience to help shipping businesses succeed. Download our brochure to find out more.


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