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 services spot brokerage, time charter brokerage, derivatives brokerage, research, dry cargo, sales and purchase brokerage, and operations. The Company�s sales and purchase brokerage include second hand ships, new builds and demolitions. 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. The Company has an established joint venture with GFI Group, Inc. (GFI) to conduct derivative brokerage. The holding of interest in ACM Shipping Dry Cargo Limited increased from 60% to 75% on February 20, 2012.