Clarksons chief executive Andi Case is the man tasked with making the largest shipbroking group even bigger in a world that is growing ever more complicated.

The London-listed group booked a record interim profit for the first six months of 2022. Case sees the result as the fruits of a strategy to diversify into all markets, as well as the improving rate environment for most major shipping sectors.

“Every area in which we function had a positive story, as normally you get an element of yin and yang.