September 7, 2016

Ship Owning

Anyone can become a ship owner – an individual, a company, a bank, a consortium of companies, or other group. Whoever owns a ship wants the ship to be an investment in terms of its ability to earn money by moving cargo, or by carrying passengers, or by providing a […]
September 7, 2016

The Structure of Shipping Companies

Below is the basic structure of a typical shipping company.
September 7, 2016

Ship Management

Some shipowners prefer to place their ships under the management of specialist companies who manage the vessels. This might be because the owner does not have the resources or experience to manage the ship properly, or the company has only a few ships and it is difficult to operate a […]
September 7, 2016

Shipbroking

A ship broker is a company (or person) who performs important roles in any of the following : Assists a shipowner to buy or sell a ship; Assists a cargo owner to find a suitable ship to move his cargo. (This is especially important in dry bulk trades or the […]