Erik Kravets

Erik Kravets

Erik Kravets is a founding partner of Kravets & Kravets, a maritime and admiralty law firm providing bespoke solutions to clients navigating the North Sea and beyond. Clients involved in ship brokering and management, offshore, towage and salvage, vessel chartering, cargo handling/stevedoring and carriage of goods by sea come to Mr. Kravets for representation. (Photo: Heina Dannemann


A First Impression of BIMCO's New KPI Software

By Erik Kravets 2017-05-28 19:17:49

At the Hamburg live demonstration of BIMCO’s new Key Performance Indicator (KPI) software, we were given a first hand look to a new interactive method for handling...


Beginning of the End for Hamburg Süd?

By Erik Kravets 2017-05-04 22:49:03

Maersk promised to maintain and build up the Hamburg Süd brand in the course of the 2017 acquisition of the Hamburg-based shipping line, which is known for its bold, red...

View from the E.U.

Johnny- Come-Lately

By Erik Kravets 2017-04-28 10:45:10

(Article originally published in March/April 2017 edition.) What if “Make power while the wind blows” could replace “Make hay while the sun...


Comite Maritime International: How does it work?

By Erik Kravets 2017-04-24 21:41:31

When we talk about being members in international maritime organizations, typically the discussion on these pages circles around the Baltic and International Maritime Council...


The Two Happiest Days in a Man's Life

By Erik Kravets 2017-04-09 21:05:47

Buying a yacht can be a big deal. For most people, such a vessel is a significant investment. The upfront cost, the berth fees and the maintenance all add up. Unless they are...

Big, Bigger, Biggest, Maersk

Big, Bigger, Biggest, Maersk

By Erik Kravets 2017-03-17 15:46:10

Would you rather spend money on ships or frozen pizza? For Maersk, at least, the answer is ships. The Danish conglomerate has made a $4 billion offer – pending approval...


Photos: The Massive Crane Platform Saipem 7000

By Erik Kravets 2017-02-24 18:03:18

Mostly, we report on “offshore” in the more recent sense of offshore wind power. But “offshore'” also can mean offshore oil and gas. For...

house of cards

House of Cards

By Erik Kravets 2017-01-05 14:58:45

Does the Hanjin bankruptcy signal the end of an era? At long last the market correction has arrived! Thanks to the insolvency of Hanjin Shipping, one of the global players...


Christmas On Board the MS Helgoland

By Erik Kravets 2016-12-17 03:54:29

Kravets & Kravets invite you on board the MS Helgoland for a company tradition! Almost a year exactly following the maiden voyage of the MS Helgoland, it was time to...

Fortress Europe

"Fortress Europe"

By Erik Kravets 2016-12-02 16:04:35

Bringing claims across the Atlantic is not for the faint of heart. “You goin’ to court this morning?” When posed by young Jem Finch in Harper...

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