George Hammond PLC has been at the forefront of shipping activities in the English Channel and the North Sea since the company was established in 1767. Still a privately owned business, George Hammond PLC successfully combines the strengths that such tradition bring with sound strategic planning, investment in people and technology and the development of key business areas which cater for their client's needs.

Today the company is based in Dover and employs around 250 members of staff. George Hammond PLC are a Lloyd's sub-Agent for the county of Kent, corporate members of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the Baltic & International Maritime Council and the International Transport Intermediaries Club. Since 1993 the company's Port and Marine Services division have been accredited with the prestigious ISO 9001-2000 standard, assuring quality of service and product.

The company has also recently been accredited as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEOF) by HM Revenue and Customs.


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