Asset finance for the marine industry

A stronger funding line

Responsible for 95% of UK global trade, the Maritime sector is a principal contributor to our economy with workboats and cargo ships critical to our import and export services. At Shawbrook we offer support and expertise to this key industry by providing finance to operators of vessels and related marine equipment.

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Our Approach 

We understand the unique demands and characteristics of the marine industry. Our dedicated marine finance team has extensive experience in the sector, and by taking the time to understand your business, we can offer a range of funding solutions tailored to your needs.

Vessels we finance

We finance a wide range of vessels, boats and associated equipment, including

  • General purpose workboats
  • Support and supply craft
  • Wind farm service vessels
  • Survey vessels
  • Coastal ships
  • Passenger vessels and ferries
  • Tugs and jack up barges
  • Day charter boats for angling and diving
  • Hire boat fleets

The solutions we offer

One size doesn’t fit all, and that’s especially true in the diverse marine industry. That’s why we provide a range of solutions including

  • Marine mortgages for asset acquisition
  • Flexible payment profiles
  • Refinancing of existing vessels and equipment

The Shawbrook Difference

  • We have a dedicated, experienced marine team, ensuring a swift and expert response
  • We apply a flexible approach, exploring bespoke opportunities with each client
  • Our understanding and experience of the industry means we can make fast, informed decisions
  • We can work across territories for UK-based enterprises

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