James Palmer – 28 years in competitive ship broking, including over 15 as a Director and Main Board member. Instrumental in building one of the worlds most successful product tanker broking teams and turning around the fortunes of the tanker business in another major global player. As a competitive broker he has been largely focused on refined products, spot, T/C and negotiating some of the worlds largest COA’s.
Well connected across the industry, James has a reputation for integrity and a long-established network of senior contacts across oil majors, traders, NOC, ship owners, operators and shipbrokers.
Prior to establishing 1991 Shipping Ltd, James was a Senior Partner at Simpson Spence and Young Ltd and Managing Director of their Global Tanker Business, preceded by 14 years at Galbraith’s Ltd, 7 as a Main Board Director.