MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY (UK) LIMITED

MEDITE HOUSE THE HAVENS, RANSOMES EUROPARK, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK, IP3 9SJ

Previous name: MEDITE SHIPPING COMPANY (U.K.) LIMITED (changed on 13-Jul-2004)

Company Number: 01345236
Incorporation date: 21-Dec-1977
Status: Active
Entity type: Private Limited Company

SIC codes:
52220 Service activities incidental to water transportation





SUMMARY

This company is 46.5 years old and is currently active. It is controlled by multiple entities. The company has positive equity (net assets) of GBP 21.5 million which has increased from GBP 19.3 million in the previous year. The company has 7 active officers (directors or partners) who are or were officers of 8 other companies. The company has no public disputes filed on the Business Disputes Register. There is one court case involving the company that we are aware of.


FINANCIALS (BETA)

Next accounts due: 30-Sep-2024
Accounts Filed: FULL (31-Dec-2022)


P&L Financials:
Year end Currency Revenue Operating profit Interest Received Interest Paid Tax Net Profit GBP
31-Dec-2019 GBP 2,959,000 2,000 113,000 683,000 2,165,000
31-Dec-2018 GBP 209,432,000 2,810,000 2,000 129,000 668,000 2,015,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 187,459,000 2,534,000 113,000 603,000 1,818,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 167,228,000 2,272,000 2,000 142,000 512,000 1,620,000
31-Dec-2015 GBP 164,796,000 2,232,000 4,000 151,000 493,000 1,592,000
31-Dec-2014 GBP 159,449,000 2,150,000 7,000 169,000 460,000 1,528,000
31-Dec-2013 GBP 146,839,000 1,976,000 4,000 190,000 450,000 1,340,000
31-Dec-2012 GBP 143,763,000 1,964,000 4,000 175,000 565,000 1,793,000
31-Dec-2011 GBP 140,499,000 1,950,000 4,000 153,000 694,000 1,801,000
31-Dec-2010 GBP 131,693,000 1,878,000 5,000 133,000 544,000 1,750,000
31-Dec-2009 GBP 117,525,000 1,578,000 35,000 146,000 518,000 1,467,000


Balance Sheet Financials:
Year end Currency Cash Current Assets Current Liabilities Debt Share Capital Premium Reserve Retained Earnings Net Assets
31-Dec-2019 GBP 887,000 77,016,000 60,478,000 2,939,000 12,000 2,013,000 19,484,000 21,509,000
31-Dec-2018 GBP 120,595,000 105,561,000 3,378,000 12,000 2,013,000 17,319,000 19,344,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 132,000 86,511,000 73,100,000 3,815,000 12,000 2,013,000 15,304,000 17,329,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 411,000 79,307,000 67,448,000 4,249,000 12,000 2,013,000 13,486,000 15,511,000
31-Dec-2015 GBP 309,000 65,098,000 54,981,000
31-Dec-2014 GBP 5,154,000 74,893,000 66,177,000 4,912,000 12,000 2,013,000 10,274,000 12,299,000
31-Dec-2013 GBP 9,490,000 79,177,000 72,106,000 5,405,000 12,000 2,013,000 8,746,000 10,771,000
31-Dec-2012 GBP 4,012,000 62,958,000 54,230,000 6,073,000 2,012,000 13,000 9,406,000 11,431,000
31-Dec-2011 GBP 13,019,000 63,484,000 55,643,000 6,815,000 2,012,000 8,178,000 10,203,000
31-Dec-2010 GBP 12,355,000 63,148,000 54,741,000 7,033,000 2,012,000 13,000 7,071,000 9,096,000
31-Dec-2009 GBP 12,230,000 54,366,000 48,110,000 7,664,000

VALUATION EVENTS (BETA)

Year end Currency % Equity Sum raised Pre-Money Valuation* Post-Money Valuation* Enterprise Value**
31-Dec-2015 GBP inf% -2,025,000 2,025,000 0 737,000
31-Dec-2013 GBP -16,666.67% 0 0 0 -1,012,000
* Average valuation during the period
** Estimated based on average Cash and Debt levels during period

DISPUTES

No disputes filed on www.disputesregister.org

COMPANY SECRETARY


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All apointments
(active/resigned)
Active David Anthony WOOLNOUGH 25 Oct 2019 13 Jun 2024 1 - 0
Resigned Anne Maria GORDON 01 Jul 2006 31 May 2019 Accountant British 0 - 9
Resigned Bruce VOULSTAKER 30 Jun 2006 British 0 - 5

DIRECTORS


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All appointments
(active/resigned)
Dissolved companies
(rate)
Active Luca ZANCHI 07 Dec 2020 Regional Agencies Director Italian 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Active Marcin Andrzej RUSZCZYNSKI 30 Jun 2020 Regional Chief Financial Officer Polish 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Active David Anthony WOOLNOUGH 25 Oct 2019 Finance Director British 4 - 10 (0.0%)
Active Jonathan James BURKE 21 Dec 2017 Operations Director British 5 - 10 (0.0%)
Active Michael COLLINS 21 Dec 2017 Commercial Director British 1 - 00 (0.0%)
Resigned Maurizio APONTE 18 Oct 2008 30 Apr 2019 Manager Italian 1 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned Kelvin James WILDEN 01 Jan 2008 07 Apr 2017 Shipping Manager British 0 - 30 (0.0%)
Resigned David Charles, Mr. PETCHEY 16 Jul 2006 31 Mar 2009 Shipping Agent British 0 - 62 (33.3%)
Resigned Anne Maria GORDON 01 Jul 2006 31 May 2019 Accountant British 0 - 91 (11.1%)
Resigned Roy Joseph DAVIES 26 Sep 2003 15 Jul 2006 Shipping Manager British 0 - 40 (0.0%)
Resigned Bruce VOULSTAKER 10 Jan 2003 30 Jun 2006 Accountant British 0 - 50 (0.0%)
Resigned Adam Michael DAVIES 01 Aug 2002 31 Oct 2008 Shipping Manager British 0 - 10 (0.0%)
Active Daniel Charles EVERITT 01 Aug 2002 Shipping Manager British 5 - 00 (0.0%)
Resigned Charles William GARN 01 Aug 2002 28 Oct 2003 Transport Manager British 1 - 30 (0.0%)
Active Lawrence Christopher Frederick MATTHEWS 26 Feb 1999 Manager British 1 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned Elvio Battista BOURQUIN 26 Feb 1999 30 Jun 2020 Manager Swiss 0 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned David Charles, Mr. PETCHEY 31 Mar 2009 Shipping Agent British 0 - 62 (33.3%)
Resigned Richard Jack HART 31 Mar 2000 Shipping Agent British 0 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned Roy Joseph DAVIES 30 Apr 2003 Shipping Agent British 0 - 40 (0.0%)
Resigned Michael John CHAMBERS 31 Mar 2000 Shipping Agent British 0 - 10 (0.0%)
Resigned Bruce VOULSTAKER 30 Jun 2006 Accountant British 0 - 50 (0.0%)
Number of active directors: 7
Average tenure of active directors: 10.3 years
Average tenure of resigned directors: 5.0 years
Average active director Dissolution Rate: 0.0%

DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS IN OTHER COMPANIES

Name
 
MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY (UK) LIMITED (01345236) - Active
THE EASTERN AFRICA ASSOCIATION (02666005) - Active
EAST ANGLIA'S CHILDREN'S HOSPICES (03550187) - Active
ANGLIA CONTAINER SERVICES LIMITED (04053856) - Active
ACS REEFER SERVICES LIMITED (06651657) - Active
JONATHAN BURKE ASSOCIATES LIMITED (10244830) - Active
BERTELSMANN GLOBAL BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED (11514806) - Active
MEDLOG LIMITED (11684020) - Active
MEDWAY RAIL LIMITED (11691214) - Active

SHAREHOLDERS (BETA)

Shareholder name Share class Shares at confirmation date
2015-08-102014-08-102013-08-102012-08-102011-08-10
UNITED AGENCIES LIMITED SAORDINARY12,500
100%
12,500
100%
12,500
100%
12,500
0.621%
12,500
0.621%
UNITED AGENCIES LIMITED SAPREFERENCE0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2,000,000
99.4%
2,000,000
99.4%

SHAREHOLDINGS (BETA)

no shareholding data

CONTROLLED COMPANIES / CONTROLLING ENTITIES



Controlling entities above

MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY (UK) LIMITED

Controlled companies below

LATE PAYMENTS REPORT


Start date End date Average days to pay % invoices paid over 60 days % invoices not paid within agreed terms Gov.uk report
2023-07-01 2023-12-31 56 15% 23% 78781
2023-01-01 2023-06-30 56 17% 34% 73047
2022-07-01 2022-12-31 56 29% 39% 66429
2022-01-01 2022-06-30 59 36% 48% 59169
2021-07-01 2021-12-31 56 31% 42% 52340
2021-01-01 2021-06-30 58 36% 47% 45627
2020-07-01 2020-12-31 55 35% 49% 38964
2020-01-01 2020-06-30 55 35% 50% 32719
2019-07-01 2019-12-31 51 29% 16% 27242
2019-01-01 2019-06-30 56 38% 34% 18188
2018-07-01 2018-12-31 % % 11019
2018-07-01 2018-12-31 57 40% 37% 11022
2018-01-01 2018-06-30 56 42% 42% 6784


COURT CASES


Date Title Reference Subject
2009-06-04 Braceforce Warehousing Ltd v Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) Ltd [2009] EWHC 3839 (QB)

PATENTS


No Patents found

COMPETITORS

(Based on Sic code: 52220 Service activities incidental to water transportation)

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MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY (UK) LIMITED MEDITE HOUSE THE HAVENS, RANSOMES EUROPARK, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK, IP3 9SJ 01345236 2017-12-31 187,459,000 1,818,000
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V.SHIPS UK LIMITED 1ST FLOOR, 63 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, EC4N 4UA 02268506 2017-12-31 101,363,000 13,569,000
H. CLARKSON & COMPANY LIMITED COMMODITY QUAY, ST KATHARINE DOCKS, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, E1W 1BF 00152738 2017-12-31 95,300,000 17,100,000
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MARICO MARINE GROUP LIMITED MARICO HOUSE, BRAMSHAW, SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE, SO43 7JB 03852657 2018-03-31 0 0 68209-Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate
70100-Activities of head offices
VOUVRAY FINANCE LIMITED 1ST FLOOR 63, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, EC4N 4UA 07376959 0000-00-00 0 0

LIQUIDATION RISK (BETA)



This company is Active. Statistically, Active companies have a low probability of being liquidated within a year.
Here are our probability predictions:
Basis Liquidation within 3 months Liquidation within 6 months Liquidation within 12 months Prediction confidence
MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY (UK) LIMITED 0.7% 3.6% 7.1% Medium
Other companies Active in the same sector Too few competitors
Age 0.4% 1.4% 2.7% Medium
Company Type 0.7% 3.7% 7.4% Medium
Accounts category 0.7% 2.2% 3.8% Medium
Accounting Month 0.6% 2.4% 5.5% Medium
Sic code count 0.7% 3.5% 7.0% Medium
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