Chartered Shipbroker

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Tasks

Ship Charterer help to match ships with suitable cargoes.

His/Her duties are:

  • Liaise with intermediaries, known as Ship Brokers or directly with ship owners to arrange the hire or charter of ships to get those cargoes to their clients by the most cost-effective and timely means. Ship Charterers therefore need to be in touch with the market to find the most suitable and cost effective transport options.

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