Captain Eugen-Henning Adami is a Lecturer at the Department of Maritime Transport & Commerce of Frederick University teaching ship management. He is the Owner and Managing Director of the Cyprus-based shipping company Mastermind Shipmanagement Ltd (MSM). Presently MSM manages a fleet of 20 ships consisting of both fully owned vessels and third-party management dry-cargo ships.
German-born Captain Adami began his nautical career studying at Elsfleth Nautical University. In addition to his successful merchant marine career, which saw him serve as Master of the Bremen-owned cargo ship Condor P, Captain Adami has a wealth of experience as master on tall ships, spanning more than 25 years. He has sailed on and captained both the SS Thor Heyerdahl and the SS Grossherzogin-Elizabeth (formerly the SS Ariadne) and still retains an association with both sail-training vessels. Captain Adami is the immediate past president of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, the trade association that comprises all the major shipowning, shipmanagement, chartering and shipping related companies based in the shipping industry of Cyprus. He is the Director of various Cypriot Shipping and Ship-management companies as well as the chairman of the Mission to Seafarers in Cyprus and serves as Vice president at the the Cyprus Maritime Environment Protection Association.