Related Party Transactions
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|Related Party Transactions||
The Company manages barge pools as part of its Inland Services segment. Pursuant to the pooling agreements, operating revenues and expenses of participating barges are combined and the net results are allocated on a pro-rata basis based on the number of barge days contributed by each participant. Companies controlled by Mr. Fabrikant, the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SEACOR, and trusts established for the benefit of Mr. Fabrikant’s children, own barges that participate in the barge pools managed by the Company. Mr. Fabrikant and his affiliates were participants in the barge pools prior to the acquisition of SCF Marine Inc. by SEACOR in 2000. During the years ended December 31, 2017, 2016 and 2015, Mr. Fabrikant and his affiliates earned $0.5 million, $0.8 million and $1.3 million, respectively, of net barge pool results (after payment of $0.1 million, $0.1 million and $0.1 million, respectively, in management fees to the Company). As of December 31, 2017 and 2016, the Company owed Mr. Fabrikant and his affiliates $0.5 million and $0.5 million, respectively, for undistributed net barge pool results.
Mr. Fabrikant is a director of SEACOR Marine. The Company has provided certain transition services to SEACOR Marine related to the Spin-off and the total amount earned from these transition services during the year ended December 31, 2017 was $3.5 million. As of December 31, 2017, SEACOR Marine owed the Company $1.4 million for these services and other costs and expenses and is included in other receivables in the accompanying consolidated balance sheets.
Mr. Fabrikant is also a director of Era Group. The Company provided certain transition services to Era Group related to the Era Spin-off and the total amount earned from these transition services was $0.4 million during the year ended December 31, 2015. The Company ceased providing transition services to Era Group in April 2015.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef