SINCE 1940

Charles Weber Company

is one of the oldest and largest ship brokerage firms in the United States. Established in 1940, the company is an independent full-service shipbroker and marine consultant. With a long and well respected history in the ship brokerage industry, we are constantly striving to better serve our marine clients and ensure that we are at the forefront of the ever-changing global seaborne transportation industry.



We offer a broad range of maritime brokerage and consulting services to international oil, marine, trading and financial clients worldwide from our Stamford, CT headquarters as well as our Houston, TX office. The Houston office furthers our worldwide coverage with an enhanced and strategic focus on the Houston and wider Texas energy market. 

Vessel Chartering

Charles Weber is one of the foremost spot and period tanker chartering brokers in the world. As panel brokers for all of the major oil companies and traders in the United States and many overseas, our dedicated multi-national team of experienced brokers and operations managers utilize the latest technology, exercise the highest ethical standards, and employ the experience of a senior management nucleus that has been together for over twenty years.

We are involved with the procurement of period tonnage for clients all over the world. Whether it be time charter, bareboat or more complicated, financially-based purchase and period charter business. The various departments of Charles Weber are in constant contact exchanging and updating information on a minute-by-minute basis, developing and defining the way charterers and owners view their period coverage in a constantly shifting market.

Special Projects

Charles Weber has a dedicated team of project brokers ready to serve our clients with all their marine related project needs. Whatever the nature of your maritime project, we are well positioned to advise our clients on all aspects of seaborne transportation. Our close relationships with specialists in all sectors of the industry including banks and shipyards enable us to offer advisory assistance from concept to completion.

Capital Markets

Our Capital Markets works with clients to provide solutions and to help grow businesses. Our team has expertise in advising clients on M&A transactions and joint ventures; public and private markets; equity, debt, convertible bonds, preferred stock and SPACs; capital structure management, share repurchases and dividend policy. Whether you are looking to acquire & finance a single ship or an entire fleet, we have the resources and expertise to navigate the challenging capital markets for the maritime industry. 

Importantly, working in conjunction with our partners on the chartering and projects desks, we can simultaneously and seamlessly execute the commercial requirements of a transaction. Our goal is to structure transactions that work well for both the Company and the investment community.

Charles Weber produces daily market reports in all the tanker sectors, weekly summaries of market activity and market movements and monthly and quarterly reporting. We produce a series of tanker reports as well as a number of sector reports and bespoke research reports for specific clients. Our research department develops bespoke reporting solutions for many of our clients.

We cover everything from tanker voyage charter, bareboat, and time charter to sale and purchase of all vessel types and projects in a multitude of marine sectors. With our broad and diverse global partnerships, we are able to develop marine transportation solutions, whatever their size or complexity, from conception to completion.

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