Ex Master Mariner and in a career of over 45 years has worked for shipowners, shipmanagers, oil companies and since 1986 oil traders. More specifically:
Common Brothers in the 70's then the largest shipmanagement company in the world- assistant to fleet managers
Hudson Steamship - Shipowners and managers, Fleet management and some chartering
Kuwait Oil tankers London - Chartering Manager
Scanports (Phibro) to date - Joined chartering dept for fuel chartering and in 1990 became head of Worldwide chartering
Sempra Energy - Head of worldwide chartering
Mercuria-to date - Head of worldwide Chartering
Late 90's to date
AB shipping 1998 - Exclusive broker for Mercuria and Phibro
Robert D. Lewis
Supervising the loading and discharging of crude and clean product tankers in overseas locations.
Neopetro - Gasoil Trader in London
Handling commercial oil contracts and shipping.
Phibro - oil trader in London
Handling demurrage and ship operations.
1998- to date
Handling ship operations for crude and products
Panicos A Varnava
1985 - 1994
Troodos Shipping & Trading Ltd - major tanker Owner
All aspects of shipmanagment, progressing from the accounts to post fixtures/claims department also dealing with international time charter tenders.
1994 - 1997
Lomar Shipping Ltd - Reefer Owner
Bunker manager & operations assistant manager
Voyage estimatations, speed & consumption analysis.
1999 - 2000
Trafigura Ltd - Oil trading house
Time charter ship operations & voyage estimates, bunker manager, handling commercial oil contracts and demurrage.
2000 to date
Dealing with commercial oil contracts and demurrage and charter party claims.
Bunkering & ship operations.