Gardline Shipping

Based in Great Yarmouth, this diverse marine services group comprises 60 companies on six continents. Its core activities include seabed mapping, satellite communications, vessel charting, security and building boats to support offshore wind farms. It is led by chairman Gregory Darling, 61, who is the son of the founder George.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank120
CompanyGardline Shipping
ActivityMarine science services provider
LocationGreat Yarmouth
Sales £m228.8
Operating profit £m19.1
Main shareholdersGregory Darling and family (100%)
Staff1,662
Founded1969
Websitewww.gardline.com

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