Our People

Our People

richard doneRichard Booth - General Manager

I am a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers with more than 35years experience in the shipping industry.

My background includes:

- Chief Mate on Tankers and Car Carriers,
- Working in operations management for Simon Storage’s chemical storage and transhipment terminal on  the Tees.
- Agency Manager for Casper Shipping  on the Tees
- Running a Maritime Training Centre for Maersk

I am available at any time to give you advice and assistance in any aspect of shipping, freight forwarding ,cargo handling, port cost estimates etc.  

Mobile +44 (0) 7712 817088


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Craig doneCraig Rowley - Agency Manager

I started my career in the shipping industry at the age of 17 and will soon be approaching 25 years’ experience, the majority of which has been gained in the dry cargo/project industry.
Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (MICS)
I joined the team at of Cockfield Knight & Co Ltd in May, 2015 as Agency Manager, and very excited about mine and the companies future going forward, especially with the backing of our parent company A.V. Dawson Ltd.

Mobile +44 (0) 7525 862470


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paul donePaul Harbottle - Agency/Customs Manager

The company was formed in 1981 and I joined in 1983 commencing in Ships Agency operations.

I am a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. 

Overall I have witnessed the company develop its client base by personal endeavour and commitment to achieve its standing in the  Shipping industry.          

An additional aspect of the company is that we also  have personnel whom can  perform customs operations and general forwarding on a worldwide basis.

Mobile +44 (0) 7802 939930

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Aiden DoneAiden Morgan - Agency Operator

After beginning my shipping career as an agent with Casper Shipping, I joined Cockfield Knight in January 2016 to advance my skills and knowledge of agency and the shipping industry.

In the coming months I hope to start studying for The Institute of Chartered Shipbroker's exams, in order to develop my career in shipping.

Mobile +44 (0) 7715639042


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Cockfield Knight & Co. Ltd.
Dinsdale House
Riverside Park Road Middlesbrough

T: +44 (0) 1642 230111
F: +44 (0) 1642 231651



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