October 15 - Derrick Offshore has appointed two new shipbrokers to its Guildford and Aberdeen-based teams.

Stephen Sorby joins from Clarksons Dubai where he worked as a shipbroker specialising in the Middle East and Indian markets.

Jonathan Lints, a qualified lawyer, joins from McGrigors LLP solicitors, where he specialised in corporate law as well as oil and gas law. Lints will be based in Aberdeen where his legal knowledge of the oil and gas industry will complement the existing team of Fraser Ralley and Michael Braid.

Sean Harvey, managing director of Derrick Offshore, a leading independent international broker specialising in the offshore oil and gas, renewable energy and submarine cable industries, said: "We are delighted that Stephen and Jonathan are joining us. These latest additions to our team provide us with the resources required to meet the demands and challenges of our continued growth in the renewable energy sector."

Formed in 1976, the company specialises in providing shipping services to the offshore gas and oil as well as the sub-sea cable industries.