Thainstone based team sail into new markets reaching a global audience

Posted: March 11, 2024

Thainstone Specialist Auctions (TSA), part of ANM Group, are class-leading commercial auctioneers and provide an independent and accurate valuation service. The specialist auction company offers bespoke online auction services and expert valuation services for businesses based across the UK and beyond.

In recent years the Thainstone based team have entered new markets which has included conducting the sales of fishing and diving vessels spiking global interest. The highly experienced team have to date sold 15 vessels.

With over 50 years of experience in the valuations and insolvencies marketplace, the team use their diverse industry knowledge to provide accurate valuations, before preparing and conducting auctions and tenders to move on assets. With a wide comprehensive network of buyers, the team have been able to reach a global audience with enquires for fishing vessels arising across the United Kingdom from Shetland to Grimsby, as well as from overseas including Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Africa.

The team continue their prosperities and currently have a further three fishing vessels available through sale by tender. These include a Project Build – Cygnus SF 33 – 9.98m GRP Construction Hulled Vessel for sale on the Instruction of FRP Advisory Trading LTD, Administrator of the Crab Company (Scotland) LTD, as well as two Beam Scalloper Vessels Comprising of “The Gracious” and “The Horizon” on the Instructions of a Retained Client.

Neil Simpson, Head of Business Development & Strategy at Thainstone Specialist Auctions said “We have seen a great success with the previous sales of fishing and diving vessels, allowing us to grow a solid reputation and extend our network. It is extremely important that we use our industry knowledge to target the niche target audience for this type of sale to ensure the best possible offers are presented to our clients. The latest offerings would provide excellent opportunities for a variety of uses in the commercial fishing industry and we encourage those who are interested in to visit the website and contact the team with any enquires.”

Full details on the above sales are available online – – and for all enquires please contact Thainstone Specialist Auctions on 01467 623770.