Our History

Established in 1973, Lacy & Middlemiss Shipbrokers Limited is a J. & J. Denholm Limited company.

J. & J. Denholm can trace its origins back to its first business in ship agency, started by James Denholm in 1866.  James was joined by his brother John in 1869 and J. & J. Denholm was formed.  Over the years the company has diversified and today the group has four main business streams: shipping, logistics, seafoods and industrial services.

Lacy & Middlemiss hold true to the values of the ’Denholm Standard’, to which every employee has signed up: upholding the law, integrity, fairness and respect.  Today, the company is focused on building on its strong foundations by providing quality and excellence to provide a truly reliable and trustworthy service to all our customers.