Showing posts from March, 2018

Skillful Brokers Help Buyers Find Secondhand Ships That Will Serve Them Well

Many seagoing ships cost their original owners millions of dollars and are meant to provide reliable service for quite a few years. Not every business or individual who buys such a vessel from the shipyard where it was put together, however, will always have a use for it until it is ready to be decommissioned.

As a result, there is a thriving market for secondhand ships that are capable of providing more service to owners beyond their first. Tankers for sale on websites like, for example, often represent especially impressive value compared to what a roughly equivalent vessel would cost brand new.

Buying More Maritime Transport Capacity for Less Money
Naturally enough, buyers who wish to take the utmost possible advantage of such opportunities do well to prepare themselves beforehand. Some of the issues that those who are interested in previously owned tankers and other ships will need to consider include:

Location. Many shipping specialists and company-owned op…