Erik Kravets

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Erik Kravets

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Erik Kravets is a founding partner of Kravets & Kravets http://www.kravets.de, 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 http://www.foto-dannemann.com/)

Climate-Change Activists are Targeting the Wrong Industry

By Erik Kravets 12-13-2019 07:02:11

Posted in: Shipping

Anger, panic and despair define environmentalism in 2019. Fridays for Future, the school strike that drove more than one million m...

Unleash the Kraken

By Erik Kravets 12-07-2019 10:35:16

Posted in: Training

“The more corrupt the republic, the more numerous the laws,” wrote Tacitus in his Annals. He knew, writing long ago, t...

Insight: SAL Heavy Lift Day

By Erik Kravets 09-21-2019 09:35:30

Posted in: Shipping

A big “thank you” to SAL Heavy Lift for inviting me to speak in Hamburg before an engaged group of roughly 70 maritime...

Photos: The Savoie, a Steamboat from the Belle Epoque

By Erik Kravets 08-19-2019 01:58:00

Posted in: Maritime

As a firm specialized in maritime law, we love coming face to face with all of the exciting equipment and history that water-based...

"Who's Really in Charge of the Ship?"

By Erik Kravets 05-17-2019 10:02:43

Posted in: Maritime

It’s an exciting time to be a captain. In an industry characterized by restructuring, consolidation and danger, personal ski...

Who's Really in Charge of the Ship?

By Erik Kravets 05-11-2019 11:30:16

Posted in: Shipping

It’s an exciting time to be a captain. In an industry characterized by restructuring, consolidation and danger, personal ski...

The Captain's Way

By Erik Kravets 08-24-2018 05:24:37

Posted in: Shipping

Ship captains are made, not born (notable exceptions, of course). Almost all are officers first, but some get their start among th...

A Tale of the New M/V Atlantis

It’s a special celebration when a new ship is launched! Even if the girl was already sailing, when she finds a new owner &nd...

Look Beyond the Flag

By Erik Kravets 03-23-2018 07:27:00

Posted in: Article 1

[This article first appeared in the Jan/Feb 2018 edition of The Maritime Executive Magazine] What’s the measure of a...

A Blue Angel for Cassen Eils' MS Helgoland

Known colloquially as "the German eco-label", the Blue Angel (in German: Blauer Engel) has been awarded since 1978 to th...

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