Wednesday, October 18, 2017
11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Deep Waters: Rivals, Regs and Carrier Risk
Global Sales Director
BBC Chartering USA
Edwin Bastian joined BBC Chartering in August of 2007. He serves as Global Sales Director and leads the strategic sales plan for the largest global breakbulk and project chartering fleet in the world. During his 40-year career, Bastian has held management positions with NYK North America, Evergreen Marine, Port of Long Beach, Jones Stevedoring and Nautilus Leasing, UBS and Morgan Stanley. Bastian is an active member of industry organizations including International Transportation Management Association of Houston, Railway Industrial Clearance Association and the Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund. He is a frequent speaker and panelist, and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for Breakbulk Magazine as well as the Program Advisory Board for Breakbulk Americas.
BBC Chartering is a market leader in the global ocean carriage of project, breakbulk, heavy lift and general cargo. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Leer, Germany, BBC Chartering is ranked #1 as largest and most capable project carrier globally. With a current fleet of more than 170 modern multipurpose and heavy lift vessels and 33 offices worldwide, over 400 project shipping professionals provide “APAC service” – i.e. a solution for any port, any cargo – the market’s first global high performance network in project shipping.