Senior Manager, Owned Fleet
Martin is a Master Mariner and Marine Engineer by profession and has sailed on Tall Ships, Container Vessels and Tankers. He came ashore in 2002 to join Columbia Shipmanagement in their Hamburg/Germany based office.
As Commercial Director, Martin provided leadership and direction for putting the shipmanagement agreements into action. Working hand in hand with the Technical Director, he was responsible for the delivery of safe, efficient and profitable services to the clients' and company's satisfaction.
In 2014 Martin joined Fednav Ltd., Canada's largest ocean-going dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. The company is the leader in international shipping on the Great Lakes, as well as the Canadian Arctic, boasting the world's largest fleet of ice-class bulk carriers. As Senior Manager, Owned Fleet, Martin is responsible for Fednav's newbuilding program and the management of their growing, 55+ strong fleet.
Martin holds a M.Sc. degree in Nautical Studies and Marine Engineering from HAW Hamburg, a BBA degree from AKAD Leipzig and an LL.M. degree from University of Saarland. Martin is a graduate of Harvard Business School's High Potentials Leadership Program.