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Maritime Assets held for Sale

A vessel can have an economic life of approximately 25 years or more. It is presented on a company’s statement of financial position as a non-current asset and is usually collateralized so that the company can raise funds by means of a loan from a financial institution.

The Shipowners Perspective – Where We are Today and How to Move Forward

Costas Constantinou, managing partner at Moore Greece and global maritime leader within the Moore Global network had the privilege to moderate a really interesting discussion with Alex Hadjipateras, Executive Vice President of Business Development at Dorian LPG (USA) LLC.

Impairment of Maritime Assets

For a vessel-owning company, the vessel is the most substantial and valuable part of the total assets within the statement of financial position. Essentially, for the financial statements to present a true and fair view of the company’s financial position as at the year-end date, the carrying amount of its vessel should be fairly stated.

Accounting for the Restructuring of Debt in the Maritime Industry

Debt restructuring and refinancing arrangements are very common in the maritime industry especially in the current economic climate. For a vessel-owning company, the outstanding debt is substantially the biggest liability on the face of the statement of financial position.

Why is reporting still such a headache in the maritime sector?

Article by Pinelopi Kassani, Partner - Governance Risk & Compliance at Moore Greece, in Naftika Chronika.