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News & Publications

Recent News and Publications by Basil M Karatzas' activity in the maritime, ship brokerage and  shipping finance industries 


Basil M Karatzas completed the Liquidation Trustee Mandate for Fishing Vessels FS668 and FS696

New York City, August 22nd, 2019

Basil M Karatzas is pleased to announced the successful completion of the Liquidation Trustee Mandate by the High Court of the Republic Marshall Islands after the sale of the Fishing Vessels 'Fong Seong 668' and 'Fong Seong 696' and distributions of the sale proceeds.


Basil M Karatzas appointed Liquidation Trustee 

Majuro, April 30th, 2018

The High Court of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has appointed Mr Basil M Karatzas as Liquidation Trustee for the sale of two pelagic purse seiner tua fishing vessels


Basil M Karatzas achieves prestigious accreditation by the American Society of Appraisers

New York, Jun 10th, 2018​

Basil M Karatzas, having fulfilled all accreditation requirements, has earned the prestigious Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) certification for Machinery and Equipment by the American Society of Appraisers.  The accreditation will further enhance the credibility of vessel appraisals and valuations prepared by Basil M Karatzas and Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.


Owner President Program at Harvard Business School

Boston, March 28, 2018

Basil M Karatzas has successfully completed the Owner President Program (OPM) at Harvard Business School and now enjoys full Harvard Business School (HBS) alumnus status.



Basil Karatzas Delivered Keynote Speech at Slide2Open Shipping Finance Conference in Athens, Greece

Athens, February 22, 2018

Basil M Karatzas has been a member of the organizing committee for the Slide2Open Shipping Finance Conference and delivered the keynote speech in Athens on February 22, 2018.


Fellow at the Institute of  Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS)

London, March 26, 2018

Basil M Karatzas has been promoted to Fellow (form Member) at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) in London building upon his professional record and standing in the maritime community.

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