Former colleagues and friends have been sharing their memories of former Clarksons chief executive David Gault, who has died at the age of 93.

Ex-Clarksons broker Michael Blaney first became aware of the shipbroking legend when he joined Clarksons' S&P team as a 28-year-old in 1969.

"Apart from a warm welcome on my arrival and 'good mornings' and 'good evenings' I had really no dialogue," he said.