A global team of professionals providing chartering solutions and post-fixing services across the world’s tanker markets

BRS Tankers

With more than 1500 spot fixtures per year, a strong research and data team and a large worldwide portfolio of clients, BRS is one of the world leading Tanker brokers.

We offer high quality shipbroking services for crude oil, petroleum products and edible oils. We have a global reach and non-stop coverage provided by the close co-operation between our desks spread across all major shipping hubs. The department is active in spot, COA, time charter, post-fixing operations and FFAs. We are a panel member of the Baltic Exchange for international Tanker routes. We also provide non-traditional brokerage solutions such as recycling of slops and sludges.

What we do

Market analysis

Monitoring the tanker market: VLCC, Suezmax/LR3, Aframax/LR2, Panamax/LR1, MR2, MR1, Small Product Tankers

Analyzing the impact of new regulations and shipping news

Tailored market studies: flows, products and fleet analysis


Informing Charterers and Owners about the evolution of the market and freight rate trends

Chartering negotiation: Indications, Offers, Terms and Freight rate discussion

Issuance of Charter Parties and addenda

Operation & Post fixing

Close post-fixing follow up in cooperation with the executing broker

Demurrage estimations and Claims handling

Compliance team checking every fixture

Special project

We work in close cooperation with BRS Assets department on vessel aquisition against long term employment for various Oil & Gas majors and traders. In 2021 we placed a series of newbuild Dual Fuel (LNG) LR2 carriers at GSI shipyard (China) on the back of long term timecharters from TotalEnergies.

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.