• Maritime Finance

    Our maritime finance experts offer customized solutions for secured loans, sale-leasebacks and bareboat charters to owners and operators.
  • CIT Maritime Finance

    It takes a partner that understands your business, listens to your needs and has the resources to customize financial solutions that can free up capital for your growth priorities. Whether it’s funding vessel acquisitions, sale/leasebacks or restructuring debt, our flexibility and commitment to this specialized industry delivers results. With more than 25 years of industry experience, our dedicated team of structured finance professionals works with companies from all major segments of the marine industry, including deep ocean, offshore, coastal and inland waterways.

    Key Areas of Focus

    Deep Ocean

    • Tankers
    • LNG carriers
    • Bulkers
    • Containerships
    • Car carriers
    • Multi-purpose vessels
    • Ro-Ros and Con-Ros
    • Other specialized vessels

    Coastal and Inland

    • Tugs and ATBs
    • Wet, dry, bunkering and lightering barges
    • Dredges, service and support vessels


    • OSVs
    • Anchor handlers
    • Well intervention vessels
    • Rigs and platforms
    • Shuttle tankers
    • Floating processing and storage facilities
    • Other specialized vessels

    Products & Services

    • Recapitalizations, restructurings, and distressed purchases
    • Senior secured term loans
    • Bareboat charters
    • Sale/leasebacks
    • First lien cash flow loans
    • Asset-backed revolving lines of credit 
  • Here are facts you may not know about the maritime transportation industry. [Fast Facts]
    Virtual reality is finding new applications thanks to innovations that made headsets cheaper & easier to access. [Article]