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Great Mariners Ship! ™ ® ©



We have an exceptional record of dedication and enthusiasm, market knowledge and skill, reputation and credibility in the maritime and finance industries, and we have the list of loyal clients to show for on behalf of whom we have executed on challenging assignments and delivered superior value.



  • Judicial Sale of Shipping Assets

  • Liquidation Trustee Services

  • Ship Brokerage & Auctions

  • Marine Appraisals & Vessel Valuations

  • Marine Surveys & Vessel Inspections

  • Maritime Expertise & Fairness Opinion

  • Shipping Finance Advisory 

  • Debt Advisory & Restructuring

  • Private Placements & Capital Raising



  • American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

  • The Baltic Exchange


  • ELFA (Equipment Leasing & Finance Association)

  • Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS)

  • National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS)

  • Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House)

Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co. is a well-established, international maritime consulting and shipping finance advisory firm providing shipping market expertise to financial institutions and active in ship brokerage, financial advisory and private placements, vessel valuations and appraisals. The firm is headquartered in the Financial District in Manhattan but maintains a world-wide footprint, the firm have represented private and publicly-traded shipowners and provided maritime expertise to institutional investors, lenders and lessors for both Jones Act assets but also international flag assets.



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