Claes Devantier
Senior Vice President
Maersk Broker

Claes Devantier is Senior Vice President of Maersk Broker, Copenhagen. His career with Maersk Broker started in 1987 and has included various positions with Maersk Broker Asia; initially in Hong Kong, then Singapore and lastly in Tokyo where he was heading up the Maersk Broker Japan office.

In 2000 Claes Devantier returned to Maersk Broker Copenhagen and has since then been in charge of the global Maersk Broker Container Vessel activities. - Additional responsibilities include Maersk Broker Research.

Maersk Broker is a leading broker within the container vessel tonnage segment with a market share of the global chartering market of close to 20%, or in excess of 700 vessels consistently under charter to a wide range of the leading international container lines.

Maersk Broker have during the recent years developed its activities related to chartering, contracting of newbuildings and sale purchase of container vessels, bulk carriers, tankers and specialized tonnage into one the world's largest international shipbroking companies, employing more than 300 brokers and staff at offices in Copenhagen, London, Hamburg, Athens, New York, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Hanoi, Singapore, Mumbai and Dubai.