What we do
Sobelnord nv was established in 1969 and is a Shipbroker and Shipping Consultant based in Antwerp with associated offices in most major Shipping and Trading centers worldwide.
Sobelnord is the first and foremost investment and activity in the Arsac Portfolio.
Sobelnord’s worldwide ship broking and consultancy activities and it’s long track record and high standing in the international markets amongst the major mining houses, ship owners, banking and trading ventures gives it a unique access to a first class and diversified network of Clients..
In 2001 Sobelnord has together with Lorentzen&Stemoco of Oslo, created the innovative and successful L.S.S. s.a .joint venture, based on a Brokers Pool of information, contacts and income.
LSS has associated offices in Antwerp, Luxemburg, Oslo, Shanghai, Singapore and Geneva and is one of the leading shipbrokers in the Cape and Panamax markets.
Sobelnord through LSS, serves a diversified and international client portfolio of major Ship-owners, industrial Charterers and large Operators.
Sobelnord and subsequently LSS was appointed a panel member of the prestigious Baltic Capesize Index , one of the leading indicators of the worldwide freight markets and the global industrial activity.
Sobelnord is also a reference shareholder in Junge Antwerp nv, a high performance international Marine Insurance Broker part of the Junge Hamburg and CGSC UK Insurance broking group.