And a good one too
On the controversial topic of shipbroker commissions
Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Shipbroker commissions.":
Hello VS! I consider myself an experienced tanker broker (15 yrs experience). We run a small brokers shop and conclude business with various charterers and many ship owners mainly in Europe. We normally charge 2,50% brok. commission on vessels less than 20.000 dwt (a usual practice among european brokers) and 1,25% on vessels above 20k size. Recently we run into argument with one of our clients - a ship owner, whose new management have established for themselves that broker can be entitled to max 1,25% brokerage regardless whatever is the size of the vessel and whatever is the business.
I'm wondering what is your opinion on this issue?
Many thanks for the question which is indeed a good one. i do have some views on this topic but would like to open this one up to the readers to see what they think.
Anyone care to have 'a view' on this 'interesting" topic. In my book I made the point that many brokers 'dont have much to say" - so here is your chance. Having an opinion is good!
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