Leafe and Hawkes



Our Ships

Our vessels are modern one box hold, one hatch tonnage. Each one can carry many different types of cargo, including steel, grain and fertilisers in bulk.

We have operated vessels for over 28 years on behalf of German Shipowners Hammann & Prahm Reederei, and our fleet has an unrivalled reputation for reliability, flexibility and excellent service.


Baltic-England Line


Baltic-England Line is operated from Finland to the UK in co-operation with Dutch shipowners who have a large fleet of ice-class timber carriers.

We load:

Valko to Goole: Monthly
Valko to Shoreham: Monthly

Our service to Northern England discharges at Global Shipping’s Timber Terminal in Goole where there is up to 8000 m3 shed and 12000 m3 open quay storage available.

Our Southern England service discharges at Shoreham where Sussex Port Forwarding have extensive covered and open quay storage available for timber. Our road haulage operation covers the entire UK from these two terminals.


Ship Agency

Our Ships Agency Department offers a comprehensive service for both Shipowners and Charterers. Specialising in timber, we also handle steel, grain, fertilisers, Project and Heavy-Lift Agencies on a regular basis at all the major Humber ports.


Valko to Goole

Lady Nona
Loaded 14/09
Discharged 20/09

Lady Nola/sub
Week 42
Check space

Valko to Shoreham

Lady Nola/sub
Week 42
Check space

Lady Nona
Loaded 14/09
Discharged 23/09


Where we are

10 Waterside Business Park, Livingstone Road, Hessle HU13 0EG

Tel: +44 (0) 1482 325951
Fax: +44 (0) 1482 225406


Simon Leafe

Tel: +44 (0) 1482 581075
Mob: +44 (0) 7785 363383

Norman Hawkes

Tel: +44 (0) 1482 581074
Mob: +44 (0) 7801 634870

Ken Ellis

Tel: +44 (0) 1482 581077
Mob: +44 (0) 7831 400545

Graham Dunn

Tel: +44 (0) 1482 581081
Mob: +44 (0) 7974 020837


Head towards Hull on the A63 and turn off at the second Hessle exit. 

Turn right at the traffic lights at the top of the slip road then right at the next lights then left on to Livingstone Road. 

Turn left into Waterside Business Park and go right to the far end; we are upstairs in No 10 on the right.