Braemar Shipping Services chief executive Alan Marsh spent more than £60,000 on shares in the company today.
He bought 25,000 shares at 243p a time and gave 10,000 of them to his adult children.
He now owns some 1.22m shares in the firm, which is about 5.8%.
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Marsh, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, helped found Braemar Shipbrokers, which later became Braemar Shipping Services, in 1983.
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