Daily Express

Clarkson profi t is buoyant


CLARKSON said it is shipshape to face continuing “severe challenges” from a global slowdown and plunging commodity prices after a buoyant financial performanc­e.

The shipping services firm posted a 49 per cent rise in underlying annual pre- tax profi t to £ 50.5million as it benefi ted from a “f light to quality”. Chief executive Andi Case explained: “The macro- economic environmen­t remains very uncertain but growth remains a central plank of our strategy.

“In more diffi cult markets, there is often a move to work with the teams who have the expertise, market understand­ing and placing power.”

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