Cockfield Knight

Specialist On-site ships agent.

Specialist On-site ships agent.

With over 40 years’ experience, Cockfield Knight is well placed to support all of your ships agency, port and shipping requirements.

Working from Its offices at Port of Middlesbrough, Cockfield Knight provides ship brokering, vessel chartering and freight forwarding services worldwide. Cockfield knight has specialist expertise in shortsea, offshore, dry bulk, intermodal and project cargo. It is the appointed agent for many global brands.


  • Shortsea and deepsea chartering
  • Procurement
  • Freight forwarding
  • UK customs Clearance
  • Project and heavy lift logistics
  • Specialist in mobilisation

Port Agency

Reliable port agency service for all types and sizes of vessel calling at Port of Middlesbrough. Specialists in offshore shipping, mobilising and demobilising and wind farm logistics, bulk cargoes and husbandry support.

Short Sea Chartering

Experienced in dry bulk chartering in the short sea, Baltic and Mediterranean, as well as project and pipe cargoes to worldwide destinations. The team also has specialist expertise in chartering suitable vessels for the movement of bagged and palletised IMO cargoes.

Specialist Forwarding

Working closely with Port of Middlesbrough, offering heavy haulage for out of gauge cargos, craneage, and fabrication projects. Experience working with dangerous goods and able to offer solutions to all your logistical challenges.

Customs Agency

Import and export specialists, educated in the latest customs regulations, offering an independent service to customers, including other UK forwarders and clearing agents.

Liner & Container Agency

Operational experience in the liner trades, representing a number of liner operators who load on the Tees and Tyne and also short sea container operators offering door to door services linking the North East with mainland Europe, including the Iberian Peninsula.

contact us for more information

Call our commercial team today on :

+44 (0)1642 219271 or complete our contact form.

Why choose Port of Middlesbrough?
did you know?
We have 850m of prime river frontage, load-out and heavy lift quays and lifting capacity up to 215 tonnes

Contact Us

Cockfield Knight
The Staiths, Port of Middlesbrough, Deport Road, Middlesbrough, TS2 1LE

T: +44 (0) 1642 230111

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