Currently Vice President, Global FD&D Manager & Counsel at Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. (SCB), Managers of the American P&I Club.
ANDERSON, Charles B.
ANDERSON, Charles B.Columbia College (B.A.), Princeton University (M.A.), Columbia Law School (J.D.). Senior Vice President, Skuld North...
ASPIS, Harold B.
Columbia College (B.A., magna cum laude), junior year of college at the London School of Economics. Columbia Law School (J.D.)
Member of SMA since 1967 and past president 1975-1979. Formerly Vice President, Continental Grain Company for 31 years and retired.
BERGER, Kenneth A.
Graduate of SUNY Maritime College at Fort Schuyler. Sailed as a deck officer for Mobil Oil (now ExxonMobil) on their U.S. Flag crude
Served as a deck officer on oil tankers, dry cargo and general cargo vessels and OBO carriers. M.B.A.- International Business
BOWDERY, Allan G.
Formerly employed as AVP of a US subsidiary of the Tokio Marine and Fire Ins. Co, Ewig International Marine Corp
BOYER, Harold N., Jr.
Assistant Vice President of Operations for Mid-Size Tankers at AET Tankers Inc LTD, since 2020. Formerly Operations Director, Heidmar, Inc.
BRADSHAW, Thomas J.
Currently President of Bradshaw & Associates, Inc. an insurance brokerage, Prior employment CEO of Thomas Miller (Americas) Inc.
BULOW, Lucienne Carasso
President, Interactive Maritime Services and Interactive Dispute Resolution Services, LLC. Commissioner of Pilots
BUSCH, Stephen H.
Member of the SMA since 1974 and Secretary 1995-97. President, Scan-American Shipping & Trading Corp.
COLLETTI, Alan E.
ice President Operations and Partner at United States Shipping Partners LLC. Sailed as USCG licensed engineer aboard US Flag vessels
Lawyer (Haight Gardner) 1971-75, (Walker & Corsa) 1975-95: Legal/arbitral disputes for vessel owners/operators/managers.
CUNEO, Joseph J.
Principal of Marinex International Inc., a commercial marine consulting firm. Over 30 years of experience in the design, construction
CUSHING, Charles R., PhD, P.E.
Naval Architect, Marine Engineer, Graduate of U.S.M.M.A. (Kings Point), M.I.T., SUNY (Maritime), M.S. and Cardiff (U. Wales) PhD.
DECKER, Richard J.
Former Chairman American Institute of Marine Underwriters 2006 - 2008.Former Chairman National Cargo Bureau 2008 - 2010.
DeSIMONE, James C.
Presently Director of GFR Global Freight Consulting; Director of Marketing, Americas, Salient Maritime (Americas) Inc. Florida. Formerly;
DESMOND, Gerard T.
Presently Director of GFR Global Freight Consulting; Director of Marketing, Americas, Salient Maritime (Americas) Inc. Florida
DOHERTY, Matthew A.
Graduate SUNY Maritime College at Fort Schuyler. Sailed as Third and Second Officer aboard U.S. Flag Tankers and OBO's. Chartering Manager
DOOLEY, Austin L.
Graduate of NY Maritime College (B.S.) & NYU School of Engineering and Science (M.S.&Ph.D.). Sea service aboard U.S. flag tankers
President Groton Pacific Carriers Inc., commercial managers for foreign flag tankers. Extensive experience in chartering
Arbitrator, Expert Witness and Petroleum Terminal Operations consultant. Ten years experience assisting with petroleum tanker
Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Trammo, Inc. (formerly Transammonia) and a member of Trammo's Board of Directors.
Charles Fabrikant is co-founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and has been a director of SEACOR Holdings Inc. ("SEACOR")
FACKLER, D. Michael
Over 40 years experience in international shipping. Specialized in ship sale and purchase and contracting of newbuildings...
FOX, Thomas F.
Maritime Consultant. President, Southold Maritime Services Corp. Previously associated with Sea Tow Services International, Inc.
GIANFALLA, Daniel M.
Maritime Arbitrator, International Maritime Security Advisor and Independent Consultant. Graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Associate Professor of Maritime Business, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Before moving to academia spent 25 years with Alcoa Steamship Co., Inc
GLUCK, Sandra R. M.
Member of the New York Bar (1980) and Law Society of Ontario, Canada (1978); J.D. Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto
GREENLEES, J.N. (Jamie)
Bulk Liquid Marine Transportation Consultant. At world's largest energy company gained supply chain, commercial and logistics expertise.
HALPIN, Harold J.
Chairman, President, CEO of Lamorte Burns & Co. Inc. which is correspondent for 14 P & I Clubs worldwide. 30 years of experience
HAND, Michael J.
Experienced in international shipping, specializing in chemicals, gas, clean/dirty petroleum and dry cargo. Worked for various companies and now an independent consultant. Expert in chartering, operations, management, and laytime/demurrage.
HANSEN, Svend H., Jr.
Hagedorn & Company, insurance brokers. Over 25 years experience in all aspects of liner and tramp agency, chartering and stevedoring.
HAWKINS, Nigel J.
Immediate past president of SMA. Retired Vice President, N.W. Johnsen & Co., Inc., 2000-2016. From 1990-2000,
HOOD, James N.
Member of the SMA since 2006. Maritime Arbitrator and Accredited Mediator. Former CEO of Teekay Shipping Corporation.
BS Marine Transp., Kings Point; MBA Marketing, NYU; Capt. US Navy Reserve, former Commanding Officer of Naval Reserve Units.
KIMBALL, Philip B.
Program Director, SeaPerch, a national K-12 educational outreach program using underwater robotics to inspire middle
SMA President, 2021 to present; Vice-President, 2019-21; Member, 2016 to present. Assistant General Counsel to the American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection
LANDY, Gilbert M.
Began his career in shipping in 1975 at J.H. Winchester & Co., Inc., and has since held several brokerage and principal positions
Senior Principal and Founder, Summit Maritime Corporation, a ship brokerage, 1999 - 2013. Retired. Senior Principal and Founder
President of Dispute Resolution Services, launched in 2018. Multi-faceted maritime industry experience in insurance
MARTOWSKI, David W.
Formerly Chairman, Thomas Miller (Americas) Inc. and Thomas Miller Partner; retired in 2004 after 25 years with Miller's.
Senior Vice-President, Claims Director-Americas for Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc (SCB), Managers of the American P&I Club.
MEEHAN, Robert C.
Manager of McQuilling Partners, NY chemical division, where daily negotiating freight on parcel and feed-stock chemicals. Actively mediating disputes involving charter party interpretation, contract breaches, demurrage, force-majeure, and similar issues.
MILANA, Robert A.
Extensive experience handling all types of marine disputes including, P&I, hull, liability, recreational marine, cargo and charter party.
MONAHAN, Michael T.
Ship Manager, Naval Architect, Marine Engineer, Graduate of USMMA (Kings Point). Expertise in commercial ship operations
MORDHORST, Klaus C.J.
Member of the SMA since 1974 and Past President 2005-2009. President and principal owner of Leffler Chartering, Inc.,
NERGAARD, Bengt E.
Bengt got his law degree, specializing in maritime law, in Norway. He worked for the Norwegian Maritime Directorate, P&I Clubs.
NORTHMORE, Michael J.
Arbitrator, Mediator, Marine & Offshore Energy Insurance Expert Witness & Consultant. Specialist in contractual/customary
NORZ, Charles H.
resident, Seacrest Associates, Inc. (Marine Consultants). Graduate U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 1959. Sailed as Third Officer for Grace Lines
NOTIAS, Nicholas X.
Vice President of Independence Maritime Agency, Inc., a shipping agency and brokerage firm. Extensive experience
OGLE, Michael J.
P Director Tanker Operations, Norton Lilly International President Ruggiero & Ogle Motorship Agency, Inc.(R&O)
POE, Eddie J.
Broker, Pasternak, Baum & Co., Inc. Formerly: President, Liberty Chartering Inc., Vice President, Norton Lilly International Inc.
QUINN, William H.
Graduate S.U.N.Y. Maritime College, Fort Schuyler B.S. Marine Transportation, 1973. Sailed as third mate with Farrell Lines and Berwind Lines
RING, John F., Jr.
President Century Shipping USA, Inc. Adjunct Professor at USMMA and Director of the Global Maritime and Transportation School
ROACH, Captain Kevin J.
Proficient in all aspects of Chartering, Operations and Trading: Dry Bulk, Break-bulk and Tankers. Wide experience representing both
SCHILDT, Daniel J.
Currently Vice President of Chartering and Head of the Dry Cargo division, MTM Group which owns and operates a fleet...
SHAW, Robert G.
Past president of SMA. Managing director, Sea Trade Holdings Inc, a privately held owner of ultramax dry bulk ships.
SHIRLEY, James (Jim), Jr.
Maritime Consultant with JTS Marine LLC. Graduate of USMMA (B.S.), Rutgers School of Law (J.D.), and USN School of Diving and Salvage.
SHIRVELL, George L.
Graduate SUNY Maritime College (B.E.) and Concord Law School (JD), Sailed as Third Officer aboard U.S. Flag Tanker, Demurrage Analyst
SMA member since 1974 and Past President SMA 1995-1997. President, Sentry Marine Services (shipbrokers and maritime contract
Maritime Arbitrator, currently Vice President of Operations - Dry Cargo division of MT Maritime Group responsible for the operational management
SPAULDING, Jr., Robert J.
Shipbroker, SPI Marine USA, Inc. specializing in the chartering of chemical, fertilizer, molasses, acid, gas and product tankers.
SUMMERS, Anne P.
Anne's expertise in US domestic and foreign crude oil trading She is a C.W. Post graduate, receiving their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2001.
TIMBERLAKE, Charles B. (Chas)
V.P./Partner Atlas Shipping Ltd. 1997-2018 drycargo operator handy to panamax vessels. 1984-1997 VP/Partner EKKO Chartering Corp
TSIMIS, George J.
Tufts University (B.A. 1988), Fordham University School of Law (J.D. 1992). Currently Director of GJT Marine Consultants LLC
President, Venturas Ship Chartering Ltd., a ship and cargo brokerage company founded in 1979. United Operators Shipping Agencies Corp...
WARFIELD, James J.
Member of the SMA since 1994 and Past President 2013-2017. Prior to a period in the Wealth Management division...
WING, Jon P.
Presently a Maritime Consultant for proposal and contract preparation, strategy, dispute resolution, chartering, shipbuilding...
WISWELL, Peter S.
Manager, Marine Claims, Global Risk Solutions, Inc.; formerly Director, Technical Marine Claims, Zurich NA.; Board of Subscribers
Ship broker and partner, Quincannon Associates, Inc., a ship brokerage firm specializing in the chartering of chemical