P Director Tanker Operations, Norton Lilly International President Ruggiero & Ogle Motorship Agency, Inc.(R&O)
Vice President of Independence Maritime Agency, Inc., a shipping agency and brokerage firm. Extensive experience
resident, Seacrest Associates, Inc. (Marine Consultants). Graduate U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 1959. Sailed as Third Officer for Grace Lines
Arbitrator, Mediator, Marine & Offshore Energy Insurance Expert Witness & Consultant. Specialist in contractual/customary
Bengt got his law degree, specializing in maritime law, in Norway. He worked for the Norwegian Maritime Directorate, P&I Clubs.
Member of the SMA since 1974 and Past President 2005-2009. President and principal owner of Leffler Chartering, Inc.,
Ship Manager, Naval Architect, Marine Engineer, Graduate of USMMA (Kings Point). Expertise in commercial ship operations
Extensive experience handling all types of marine disputes including, P&I, hull, liability, recreational marine, cargo and charter party.
Senior Partner of Eastport Maritime USA, global tanker-brokers, where actively engaged in daily transport negotiations of parcel