Shipbuilding, Conversion, Sale & Purchase and Recycling services delivered by a highly experienced and driven team of specialists

Build, Buy, Sell and Recycle

We follow the full life-cycle of bulkers, tankers, container-ships and specialised vessels from newbuilding through sale and purchase until recycling.

We supply our clients with a constant stream of information for shipbuilding and second hand opportunities, supporting their investment strategies. Working in synergy with our dedicated chartering teams, we give our clients a comprehensive view of the market.

Our expertise, data and information systems enable us to provide historical and current context to enquiries, assistance in executing projects.

What we do


Strong technical & contractual expertise.

Over 1000 vessels contracted over the last 20 years in all shipbuilding countries.

Tankers, Bulkers and Containerships.

RoRos, Ferries, PCTC, MPP, Heavy-lift, Cruiseships, Chemical, LNG and LPG Tankers.

Specialized tonnage such as Orange Juice Carriers, Bitumen Carriers, Self-unloaders, Methanol Carriers, Ocean Research Vessels, Ice breakers, Hospital ships.

Second-hand and Recycling

Sale & Purchase process and negotiation expertise

Over 1000 transactions over the last 20 years

Large direct client base

Other Services

Ship Valuations

Ship Conversions

Consultancy projects for industrials, governments and NGOs

Special project

Mercy Ships

On 16 June 2021 Mercy Ships, an international charity that provides free lifesaving surgeries for people where medical care is nearly non-existent, took delivery of the largest private hospital ship in the world, MV GLOBAL MERCY, from Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China. BRS is proud to have brokered the newbuilding contract and accompanied Mercy Ships to successful delivery.

Annual review

BRS Shipbrokers has been publishing for more than forty years a wide range analysis on the shipbuilding and shipping markets

Through its international network and internal databases, BRS Shipbrokers has developed a deep knowledge of the maritime world. BRS Group Annual Review provides a comprehensive set of information covering the main activities of the shipping sector, which is highly appreciated by professionals and readers interested in shipping matters.

Other services

Covering major shipping centers in Europe,
Asia, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East, Americas and Africa.