Rob Lomas took the position of Secretary General at Intercargo in 2008, having joined Intercargo in the position of Intercargo Manager in 2000.
Intercargo as the Trade Association for Bulk Carrier owners, has a 12 point Work Programme item covers a diverse range of topics including piracy, air emissions, port State control and technical issues. One aspect of great concern to Intercargo members is the loss of life caused by cargo liquefaction.
As Secretary General, Rob plays an active role in coordinating Intercargo's views and strategy with that of the Round Table, comprising BIMCO, ICS, Intercargo and Intertanko.
He is also a member of the ABS UK National Committee; the Korean Register European Committee and the Lloyds Register General Committee.
Prior to joining Intercargo, Rob's 29 years in the shipping industry have included positions within the UK Chamber of Shipping and with the Japanese Container company, NYK.
The Intercargo strategy is to support "Safety, Quality, Profitability and the Environment".