What we do

Harvest Chartering are a Penarth based shipbroking company established for over 30 years. We have extensive experience handling dry bulk cargoes from raw materials to finished products: Fertilisers and Agricultural products, Coal, Timber, Biomass, Recycled products for Power Generation, Scrap and Project Cargoes. Benefitting from the support of the other Group Companies we can assist in providing a seamless logistics solution whatever the commodity it is you are seeking to transport, either as one-off shipments, projects or contracts of affreightment. Harvest can also arrange short and long term Time Charters and work on Sale and Purchase projects.

Harvest Agency provides ship agency services from our two agency offices. Our East Coast office, situated in Holland on Sea serves the ports of East Anglia: Great Yarmouth, Ipswich, Harwich, Felixstowe, Mistley and the River Thames. Our West coast office, situated in South Wales serves the Bristol Channel ports of Swansea, Port Talbot, Cardiff, Newport and Bristol. Harvest delivers traditional dry cargo & tanker agency services where it counts, at the ship side, working in partnership with the captain and a supporting cast of many third-party suppliers.


For more information regarding our wide variety of services, see below.

Our group of companies

Graypen Group provides high quality, shipbroking, award winning, independent port agency, freight forwarding, customs clearance, transport, project cargo shipping and vessel/cargo surveying solutions.

Going Green Logo We are pleased to announce our new going-green@graypengroup initiative, designed to specifically monitor and calculate our Company Carbon Footprint on an office by office basis, assisting us to implement the necessary corporate strategy with a view to reducing our overall environmental emissions; working towards a sustainable and accountable business. Find out more

Our Core Values



The standard by which we are measured and central to what we do. Our aim is to provide a consistent high quality, traditional and progressive port agency service.


Our foundations are broad and strong and it is our staff members that continue to challenge and develop so that we can meet expectations and maintain the valued trust of our partners.


Continued development comes from the monitoring of service and performance. Accepting responsibility, learning to identify and prevent failures demonstrates our professionalism and builds trust.


Management of risk and adhering to the latest H&S Regulations is paramount. We work in partnership with our clients, port and terminals to ensure continued good practice.