SGM’s history can be traced back to the 1970’s, when the group started operating bulk carriers on transatlantic grain trades. Its focus evolved in the early 1980’s to include the management and co-ownership of various types of vessels, mostly bulk carriers and crude oil tankers. Since then, SGM’s expertise has been extended to ship finance and investment services, arranging the sourcing of funds and managing maritime projects.
SGM aims to create long term value for its clients, through operational excellence and a consistent and dedicated approach to shipping. SGM’s values incorporate qualified operational management with a focus on safety, quality and efficiency, and absolute compliance with the strictest regulatory requirements.
SGM’s scope of activities, which includes vessel management, maritime investments and transportation services, enables the company to work with operators in many sectors of the maritime industry. SGM is proud to have established strong working relationships with renowned vessel owners, shipping banks, investment funds and commodity trading groups. SGM is a company member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.