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So is this great and wide immortal sea wherein are things innumerable. 



So, says Holy Scripture, the sea shall give up her dead.

There go the ships:  there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.

                                                                                                                  - Psalm 104

This maritime industry and finance website is an online guide to Ship Investment Strategy and Pelagic Interests of The Reverend and Captain Mark L. Middleton, the founder and C.E.O. of Perdido Isles Maritime Holdings on behalf of family, friends,  partners, and crews of the United States Research Sailing Vessels Nereus - U.S. flag  Registry 662485, the R/S/V Halcyon, and the R/M/V Nereid. 

Can you navigate waves of volatility, shoals of uncertainty, market downdrafts, other risks, and still enjoy profits and cash flow from the sea?  How about laying up even more treasure in Heaven?   Finding Joy and Grace?

We shamelessly promote our very real Perdido Isles and many associates, affiliates, clients, and shareholding partners with numerous links. We share experience, values, and opinions  on behalf of "freedom of the seas" and liberty along with "extras."  We maintain links to employment opportunities in maritime industry (and a few others).  We support our businesses and Alphabet brands like SpaceX!  Go Dragon!  Go Falcon 9! Go Starlink! (you know I still love you.) 


We strive to educate, inform, perhaps inspire, and entertain.  We honor the memory of ships and crews that are "Perdido" (Lost) along with witness to G-d's "saving faith" on our course  and hope you enjoy links to diverse sources laying about on our pages.   Remember the Dorchester and El Faro. Recuerda el San Juan (ARA  S-42)     Please pray for those on Front Lines of Covid-19 fight. 

This web site is not a solicitation to sell or manage financial securities or offer financial advice.  Our opinions come at our own expense to maintain our pages.

"Jesus was a sailor; he walked upon the water." -  ---Leonard Cohen
Navy Hymn

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Core Investment = "Some asset we can't or won't sell."
Liquid Natural Gas Carriers

We've gone wholly global to enhance wealth and income through upstream sourcing and mid-stream maritime investment in the most modern double-hulled LNG carriers traversing six continents, including sub-zero and  arctic ice ready 1AFS-class vessels. 

Do you know:
95% of UK imports and exports are carried by ship and 53% &  39% respectively for USA by value?
Panama Canal Transit
Crude Oil Transport
Bulk Carriers and Liners

We  share an emphasis on safe extraction and mid-stream maritime transport of crude oil and petrochemical products by VLCC, Suezmax, and Panamax double hulled vessels.

Our maritime partners  include dozens of vessels ready to deliver cargo via Bulk carrier or  Container liner.  Our managers charter ships to Maersk, MSC, Nordic, Gazprom and other well-known companies with a global wake..

The oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth's surface and oceans contain 99 percent of the living space on the planet?
International Shipping transports 90% of Earth's Intra-planetary trade goods?
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Please select Fleets tab for details and links to companies and our ship-finders. Even better, repent, be baptized,and give self to God. 


"Not all who wander are lost."

     We are accredited investors with a high preference for liquidity and scenic views of ocean and waterfront. We actively manage a privately-held, globally-oriented Growth and Income Investment Fund with direct holdings in 33 well-capitalized public corporations and limited partnerships. We sail off-shore by wind power, drive a Prius, and promote solar energy; still, we love our big double-hulled motor propelled PanaMax, SuezMax, AfriMax, and SuperMax vessels.  Fan Base we are!

The Investment Community has been enjoying a Viral Storm from China this year, only discovered when a few courageous Chinese citizens let American colleagues know what was going on in Wuhan. 

    Firms' Market Capitalization:     $3,191,896,382,000

    Associates Worldwide:                              2,424,264        (in over 150 countries.)

                                                                  $1,574,457  Market Cap per Associate

                                                                  $   137,390      Net Profit per Associate

                                     OUR FUND PERFORMANCE                             Dividend

     YTD        Last Mo     1 Year       3 year      5 yr.      Since 2010         Annual Yield

     0.14%     -3.19%      -7.32%   +3.88%    +4.94%    +6.19%       +        3.65%           

Of the mutual funds we monitor, P.I.M.H. still ranks in the top quartile.  The expected real return of the traditional U.S. 60/40 portfolio is 2.8% for the next 10 years.  according to Morgan Stanley compared to a long-term average of 5% (since 1900  ).'

We are headquartered aboard the 40' Research Sailing Vessel Nereus, U.S. Registry # 662485, currently berthed (much of the time) on Inter-coastal Alabama waterway - Day Marker 74, north of Orange Beach, Alabama, just west of  Pensacola, Florida    (If not at Barber's, find us then at Bear Point Harbor or at The Wharf.  Occasionally much farther away offshore at sea or gently cruising to Pensacola or New Orleans or enjoying life near Presque Isle, Erie,  PA.         

                                                  Position Berthed:  N 30º 18’ 47” W 87º 34’ 10”

Companies    Businesses    Ships    Countries
        33               300+        350+      150
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Our FLEET Shareholdings

Do you know?

In April, 2016, the cost of shipping one 40-foot container from Hong Kong to Los Angeles fell to $623, the lowest rate in five years.

In other words, you could have packed your bed, sofa, shelves, dining room table, chest of drawers and all your clothes in a 40-foot container and shipped it across the Pacific Ocean at half the price you'd pay to put it all on a truck and send it from Los Angeles to New York.

Protecting Freedom of the Seas (and skies) does not come without effort.   We Invest heavily in defense and aerospace business segments to keep trade goods flowing.  Our partner firms engage in Aeronautics - research, design, development, manufacture, integration, sustainment, support and upgrade of military aircraft, including combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles and related swarm technologies.  Also included are design, integration, and installation of air missile defense command, control, communications and computation as well as space technologies. Our partner(s) engage in the research, development, design, engineering and production of satellites and space transportation systems.

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is a shipping and trade index created by the London-based Baltic Exchange that measures changes in the cost to transport various raw materials. The exchange directly contacts shipping brokers to assess price levels for a given route, product to transport and time to delivery, or speed. The Baltic Dry Index is a composite of three subindices that measure different sizes of dry bulk carriers, or merchant ships: Capesize, Panamax and Supramax.



Read more: Baltic Dry Index (BDI) 
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Please! Keep your Lamborghini

out of the fountain.

Founder and
C.E.O. Rev. Captain
Mark L. Middleton
Chairperson and Managing Partner
Paula A. Southard  Massey


The University of Chicago


"Leaders in Philanthropy"


Please! Land the 'copter on the pad, not our lawn,

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For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 251-223-1668 or fill out the following form.  

Planetside Office

R/S/V Nereus berthed J-Dock at Barber Marina

(Enter 26986 Fish Trap Rd, Elberta AL  36530)

Barber Parkway Orange Beach, Alabama.

Cell: 251-223-1668     or    217-390-8690

Perdido Isles Maritime Holdings
We're not everywhere but could be almost anywhere.

Sorry, no openings with Perdido Isles Maritime Holdings at this time but please click on Maritime Job  Search or contact offices shown below; our partner firms recruit qualified personnel from many disciplines and skillsets.

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Belgica Building
De Gerlachekaai 20
2000, Antwerp 

 +32 (0)3 247 44 11 
 +32 (0)3 247 44 09

Shell headquarters

Carel van Bylandtlaan 16,
2596 HR The Hague,
The Netherlands

Postal address:

PO box 162, 2501 AN  

The Hague, The Netherlands

Tel. +31 70 377 9111


299 Park Avenue | 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10171
Contact: 212-763-5600  


81 Kings Road
United Kingdom 

PHONE: : +44 (0)20 3388 3100
FAX: +44 (0) 7739 627 487


GasLog Services US Inc.
885 Third Avenue
Suite 2630
New York, NY 10022

PHONE: +1 (212) 223 0208
FAX: +1 (212) 223 1012 


81-99 Kings Road
1st Floor, 99 Kings Road
SW3-4PA, London 
United Kingdom

 +44 (0)20 7870 0400 
 +44 (0)20 7225 1854

Euronav Hong Kong


Harcourt House
Room 2503-05, 25th Floor
No. 39 Gloucester Road
Wanchai, Hong Kong

 +852 2861 3880 
 +852 2861 3881

TI Asia Ltd. & TI Africa Ltd.

(Qatar Branches)

Office 726, 7th Floor, Tower 2.
The Gate, Maysaloum St.
P.O. Box 14023
West Bay, Doha, State of Qatar

 +974 4020 6695 
 +974 4020 6006

Ship Finance International Ltd.

PO Box HM 1593,
Par-la-Ville Place,
14 Par-la-Ville Road,
Hamilton HM 08 Bermuda
Phone: +1 44 12 95 95 00
Fax: +1 44 12 95 34 94

Phoenix Bulk Carriers (US) LLC

109 Long Wharf

Newport, RI  02840

Tel:  +1.401.846.7790

Fax: +1.401.846.1520




Nordic Bulk Carriers A/S Denmark

Tuborg Havnevej 4

2900 Hellerup, Denmark

Tel: +45 3910 0800

Fax: +45 3910 0810



Dynagas LNG Partners LP 

23, Rue Basse, 98000 Monaco 
+377 9999 6445
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