BYRNE, Kevin J.

Born in 1957. Currently President of Omniumfreight, LLC in Manhasset, NY.

He began his career in shipping in 1979 at Omnium Agencies, Inc., NY, exclusive brokers for the largest private Brazilian Bulk Carrier Owner at that time. He has worked closely with Brazil his entire career, residing there for a short time, and is fluent in Portuguese.

He has worked as an exclusive freight broker and manager for major shipowners as well as some of the world’s largest charterers handling all types of freight contracts for full range of cargo sizes in the dry cargo business.

He has extensive experience in Chartering as well as Operations with expertise in Charter Party negotiations and post-fixture voyage management and has market knowledge and understanding of international trade and commodity flows.

He is also a former Board Member of the Association of Shipbrokers and Agents (ASBA).


Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Villanova University.

Certificate in Chartering from the Association of Shipbrokers and Agents.

Address: 390 Plandome Road, Manhasset, NY 11030

Telephone: (516) 312-3882