The shipping industry has been maintaining a very active profile in the mainstream international business press. Major bankruptcies, reorganizations, merges, vessel arrests and auctions are daily routine these days. Shipping banks, shipping loans actively and non performing loans (NPL) along with provisions are of concern or interest to many. And, the freight market that keeps surprising in terms of volatility.
We are delighted that Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co., and its founder Basil M Karatzas have become the contact to have for shipping market expertise; with prompt access to market information and a vast network and access to senior executives worldwide, in the shipping industry and several complimentary industries, the company has had a front row seat to today’s developments in the maritime industry and has been enjoying an active deal-flow and the trust of many in the shipping industry.
Dry-Bulk Shipping Owners Get Reprieve as Rates Rebound
(Wall Street Journal, November 24, 2016)
What Will Save the Shipping Industry? Eight Industry Thoughts Leaders Weigh In (LLoyd’s List, November 17, 2016)
Taiwan Approves $1.9 Billion Aid Package to Troubled Shipping Companies
(Wall Street Journal, November 16, 2016)
Varsler shippinghavari (translated as ‘Warning Signs for Shipping’)
Dagens Næringsliv, (November 11, 2016 – In Norwegian)
Τα απόνερα από την εκλογή Τραμπ
(Η Ναυτεμπορικἠ, November 10, 2016 – In Greek)
Israel’s Zim Looking to Sell Most Global Shipping Operations
(Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2016)
Japan’s Largest Shipping Firms to Merge Container Operations
(Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2016)
Offen Group Selling Two MR Tankers
(Lloyd’s List, October 25, 2016)
Pressure on German shipping lenders unlikely to ease
(The Financial Times, September 21, 2016)
Guest Voices: Shipping Banks Face Sinking Prospects as They Postpone Reckoning
(Wall Street Journal, September 19, 2016)
It’s not over – Shipping industry adapting to difficult times
(Wärtsilä, September 12, 2016)
Shipping industry not buoyed by low fuel costs
(The Cayman Islands Journal, June 1, 2016)
Aptly named containership vessel MV ‘King Basil’ departing the port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images
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