DESMOND, Gerard T.

Presently Director of GFR Global Freight Consulting; Director of Marketing, Americas, Salient Maritime (Americas) Inc. Florida. Formerly; Freight Trader, Louis Dreyfus Corp. Chartering Manager, Garnac Grain Co., Managing Director Sealand Bulk Transport, President, Columbus Chartering Inc., Van Ommeren Shipping USA Inc., Vice President HMI Chartering Inc., Operations Manager, Greenwich Marine Inc., a subsidiary of Cargill, Inc.

Thoroughly familiar with all phases of vessel operations, time charter and voyage chartering of dry cargo and container ships. Have been employed in all aspects of dry cargo operations/chartering as Owner, Charterer and Operator. Fully familiar with liner terms, booking of containers and dry bulk commodities.

Founding member of the Connecticut Maritime Association where served as Vice President, Secretary, Membership Chairman and Softball Commissioner.

Member of Association of Ship Brokers and Agents (ASBA) and serve on their documentary committee.
Member of Houston Maritime Arbitrators Associalion (HMAA) and Arbitrator with North Atlantic Export Grain Association (NAEGA)

Mailing Address: 545 Robin Lane, Jupiter, FL 33458
Telephone: (305) 281-8161
Cell: (203) 952-1327
Skype: gerryd917