Definition of Ship broker. Meaning of Ship broker. Synonyms of Ship broker

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Definition of Ship broker

Ship broker
Broker Bro"ker (br[=o]"k[~e]r), n. [OE. brocour, from a word akin to broken, bruken, to use, enjoy, possess, digest, fr. AS. br[=u]can to use, enjoy; cf. Fries. broker, F. brocanteur. See Brook, v. t.] 1. One who transacts business for another; an agent. 2. (Law) An agent employed to effect bargains and contracts, as a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a compensation commonly called brokerage. He takes no possession, as broker, of the subject matter of the negotiation. He generally contracts in the names of those who employ him, and not in his own. --Story. 3. A dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc. 4. A dealer in secondhand goods. [Eng.] 5. A pimp or procurer. [Obs.] --Shak. Bill broker, one who buys and sells notes and bills of exchange. Curbstone broker or Street broker, an operator in stocks (not a member of the Stock Exchange) who executes orders by running from office to office, or by transactions on the street. [U.S.] Exchange broker, one who buys and sells uncurrent money, and deals in exchanges relating to money. Insurance broker, one who is agent in procuring insurance on vessels, or against fire. Pawn broker. See Pawnbroker. Real estate broker, one who buys and sells lands, and negotiates loans, etc., upon mortgage. Ship broker, one who acts as agent in buying and selling ships, procuring freight, etc. Stock broker. See Stockbroker.

Meaning of Ship broker from wikipedia

- vessels. In the 19th century, it was the work of ship-brokers to procure goods on freight or a charter for ships outward bound. They also went through the formalities...
- Walter Hawkins (1787 – 27 January 1862) was a British ship and insurance broker, antiquarian and numismatist, based in the City of London. Walter Hawkins...
- international freight forwarders ship goods internationally from country to country, and domestic freight forwarders, ship goods within a single country...
- auto transport broker is a type of cargo broker that specializes in the shipping and transportation of vehicles. Most vehicles shipped in the U.S. are...
- 1965. He had earlier dropped out of junior high and gone to work for a ship broker in London, where he learned English by immersion; he had been unable...
- Endre Magnus Witzøe (20 April 1875 – 1 April 1934) was a Norwegian ship broker and politician. He was born in Kristiansund to farmer Endre Arntsen Witzøe...
- Gowart Olsen (30 June 1912 – 17 October 1972) was a Norwegian ship owner and ship broker. He was born in Stavanger, Norway. He chaired the family shipping...
- was a Norwegian ship broker and politician. Grieg was the founder of Joachim Grieg & Co. (now Grieg Group) one of Norway's largest ship brokerage. He was...
- share of all cruise lines worldwide. In 1834, Brodie McGhie Willcox, a ship broker from London, and Arthur Anderson, a sailor from the Shetland Islands...
- behalf of ship owners, managers, and charterers. In some parts of the world, these agents are referred to as port agents or cargo brokers. There are...
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