ship broker

noun

Definition of ship broker

1 : a mercantile agent employed in buying and selling ships
2 : a representative acting in behalf of the ship owner in obtaining cargo and often in arranging such port activities of a vessel as the discharge and loading of cargo, clearance, and insurance

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“Ship broker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ship%20broker. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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