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Hutton’s is the leading UK ship chandler – providing a one-stop shop for vessels of any type & size.

24 hours a day. Seven days a week. Every day of the year.

Boasting three strategic depots, we stock and supply a wide range of products and marine supplies.

Comprehensive branch coverage for all the UK’s major ports & wharfs.

Serving the shipping industry, offshore oil and gas networks and the renewable energy sector.

Hutton’s Head Office
Hutton’s Fleet of vehicles

Superior Shipping Supplies

Vast warehousing space. Modular freezers. A fleet of climate-controlled vehicles.

With extensive reach and first-class facilities, our specialist shipping services can deliver a full range of food and technical products.

Tap into our superb purchasing power. Enjoy exceptional products to fit your budget. Keep your vessels stocked and fully operational.

Take advantage of our extensive industry knowledge and experience the complete shipping supply solution.

Our Key People

Alex Taylor

Alex Taylor - Managing Director

Having served as a Second Officer with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Alex gained extensive marine knowledge and experience before joining his family’s long-established business.

Since taking over as Managing Director in 2005, he has successfully navigated a modernisation & growth process. Alex has overseen considerable expansion with the opening of new branches and acquiring new businesses to offer a complete supply chain for the shipping industry.

John MacDonald

John MacDonald - General Manager

As the original co-founder Hutton’s Medical, when it was known as Marine & Offshore Medical Supplies, John has an extensive track record in drug classification and is an expert adviser on the latest marine medical legislation.

He helps supply pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, consumables and essential drugs to many of the world’s leading ship owners and management companies. He also works closely with our clients to provide inspection, stock replenishment and certification services to ensure the legal requirement of their medical lockers.

Jamie Picton - UK Sales Manager

Working in the marine industry is in Jamie's blood and he can boast almost two decades of experience in ship supply after entering the sector in 2007, following in the footsteps of his late Grandfather, Hugh Kerr, a well-known face in Milford Haven Docks, when the Welsh port was thriving with fishing trawlers.

Since joining our Pembrokeshire branch, Jamie has successfully taken on the role of UK Sales Manager, overseeing operations at our head office, where he works closely with Alex Taylor on growing the business. He also has extensive mechanical knowledge after previously working as a technician in the automotive industry.


Hutton’s Group is a proud member of important shipping industry associations, recognition for the high-quality international services we provide.

ISO-9001 ISO-14001 Society of Maritime Industries ISO-18001 impa


Tel: +44 (0)1482 324093
Fax: +44 (0)1482 580588
Email: sales@huttons-chandlers.com

Offices around the UK

| Fast UK Delivery

All the UK’s major ports are within a few hours from our extensive branch network.

| Readily Available Stock

Keep your vessels stocked and fully operational. Choose from a comprehensive range including - provisions, bond, industrial, medical stores.

| Far-Reaching Network

Our three strategically-located depots deliver nationwide and provide a robust international supply chain.