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Shipping & Logistics

Helping you navigate the challenges

Many factors affect the highly competitive shipping & logistics industry. Energy prices, government regulations, and macroeconomic trends in global imports and exports are all key drivers. Market consolidation, technological advances, changes in financial reporting, and operational efficiencies can all have an impact on profitability. Shorter business cycles and fast-changing market forces mean that competition among existing companies has escalated. That's why the input and guidance of professionals with specialized industry expertise is essential to address the challenges and opportunities facing maritime companies.

In-depth expertise

Citrin Cooperman’s wealth of knowledge will benefit your company, whether your operations are domestic or offshore. Our clients include shipping agents, shipping terminals, and freight forwarders. Our extensive industry background enables us to focus on the unique needs of your company, offering practical and relevant advice to management.

We offer the following services to shipping and maritime companies:

  • Audits for U.S. shipping agents as well as the foreign principals
  • Audits and tax services to U.S. privately owned shipping terminals who service container carriers calling on U.S. ports, bulk carriers, and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers [NVOCCs]
  • Tax and financial consulting relating to reorganizations and restructurings of the operating activities of shipping agencies
  • Representation in connection with federal and state tax audits of entities in the shipping industry
  • Tax preparation for vessels, whether owned or chartered
  • Regulatory controls and reporting requirements
  • Tax credits
  • Structuring and restructuring of companies
Service Overview