ACM Shipping Group plc is engaged in ship broking and related activities in the shipping business. The Company provides integrated solutions for worldwide industrial transportation. The portfolio includes spot/period chartering, sale and purchase, new buildings and demolition. The Company�s portfolio includes spot/period chartering, derivatives brokerage, sale and purchase, new buildings and demolition. The Company�s time charter business is involved in the long-term hire of tankers. The Company�s spot brokerage desk is engaged the hire of a ship for a single voyage. It has an established joint venture with GFI Group, Inc. (GFI) to conduct derivative brokerage The Company has an approximate 75% investment in ACM Shipping Dry Cargo Limited, a company set up to act as shipbrokers in the dry cargo market.