The blog Karatzas Shipbrokers Register is maintained by the team of Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co., an advisory firm with outstanding record on shipping finance advisory, vessel valuations and appraisals, and ship brokerage matters based in Manhattan, New York. The blog is intended as a general forum on all matters maritime with particular focus on s&p (sale & purchase) transaction. Although many of the topics and areas of interest discussed are commercially related, this blog will generously acknowledge topics of maritime history and tradition, marine engineering and naval architecture, politics and international trade. After all, shipping is not only the industry of trade, but also the industry that has been bridging oceans, cultures and cultures since the time of recorded history.
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