Ship broker

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SHIP BROKER. One who transacts business between the owners of vessels and merchants who send cargoes.

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When ship owners are quoting Libyan cargoes they double or triple the freight rate due to uncertainties," a second ship broker said.
Colonels, teachers, East India merchants and ship brokers lived where the celebrities live now with staffs of cooks, housemaids and nurses instead of PR agents, au pairs and nannies.
Sir James Knott was a ship broker, ship owner and philanthropist who spent most of his life in the North East.
Founder John Bibby worked as a ship broker and an iron merchant in Liverpool before he set up in business as a shipowner with his partner John Highfield in 1807.
They are believed to have asked Yun Kyong Jung, 51, a ship broker based in South Korea's Pusan, and others to buy the ship from its original owner.
John Cory and Sons ceased to be a ship owner in 1966, although it continued to operate as a ship broker and travel agent until 1988.
LR rates are near rock-bottom -- that makes it attractive to charter vessels to store fuel," said a ship broker.
Terry Henderson, 28, ship broker, Sunderland: I suppose so.
As ship broker, customs agent and freight forwarder, DTS can move the very smallest to the very largest throughout the world.
But the City ship broker had a long face in London's Clerkenwell Court as magistrate Christopher Bourke gave him a verbal kick up the backside.
Ship broker Lorentzen & Stemoco forecast average rates for Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) -- among the biggest vessels in the world tanker fleet -- falling to $30,000 per day in 2009 from $90,000 on average last year.
My grandfather was a ship broker and was also trading as a merchant importer.