Believing that vocation and avocation are like the portside and starboard sides of a ship, this blog is graciously sponsored by Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co., a shipbrokerage and shipping finance advisory firm based in New York City.

Basil has been educated at Harvard Business School (HBS) and at Rice University (Jones Graduate School of Management), and holds several professional affiliations and memberships, worldwide. Basil is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) in the UK, a member of the Baltic Exchange in the UK and BIMCO in Denmark, a member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) holding the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) qualification, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) holding the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) accreditation ,the National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS) holding the Certified Marine Surveyor (CMS) accreditation, a member of the Royal Institute of the International Affairs (Chatham House) in London, an Associated Member of The Royal Institution of Naval Architects in the UK, a Harvard Business School alumnus, a Rice Graduate School alumnus, etc Basil is a prolific author with his articles and contributions having appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Financial TimesThe Economist, The New York Times, National Public Radio (NPR), The Globe and Mail, The Maritime Executive, and many more.

Please feel free to visit Karatzas Marine Advisors’ website for more information about the firm and their passion and expertise that sets them apart from the competition.

Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co., independent, well-established shipping advisory firm accredited for vessel valuations and marine asset appraisals, and active with liquidation trustee services, judicial sales and auctions of marine assets, and shipping finance advisory.

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