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Maritime Ambassadors list


Member States

Argentina

  • Prefecto Mayor Roberto Tomás Annichini, Secretary for International Affairs, nominated by Argentina
  • Prefecto Principal Juan Carlos Antonio Cubisino, Head, International Regulation Division, nominated by  Argentina
  • Prefecto Mayor Hugo Gabriel Cafaro, Jefe Departamento Coordinación OMI, nominated by Argentina.
  • Prefecto General Martín Pablo Ruiz, Director de Policía de Seguridad de la Navegación, nominated by Argentina

Azerbaijan

  • Mr. Farhad Mammadov, Head, Law, Human Resources and International Relations Department , nominated by Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

  • Dr. Sajid Hussain, Commandant, Bangladesh Marine Academy nominated by Bangladesh.

Brazil

  • Captain Francisco Cesar Monteiro Gondar, Master Mariner, Centro dos Capitães da Marinha Mercante, nominated by Brazil.

Bulgaria

  • Captain Dimitar Georgiev Dimitrov, Chairman, Bulgarian Shipmaster's Association nominated by the Republic of Bulgaria.
  • Captain Andriyan Evtimov, General Manager, Stargate Maritime Ltd., nominated by the Republic of Bulgaria.
  • Capt. Alexander G. Alexandrov, nominated by Bulgaria

China

  • Captain Xu Zuyuan, President of the China Institute of Navigation, nominated by the People’s Republic of China.

Cyprus

  • Mr. Alexandros Josephides, Deputy Director General, Cyprus Shipping Chamber, nominated by Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping of the Republic of Cyprus.

Georgia

  • Captain Mamuka Akhaladze, Director, Maritime Transport Agency, nominated by Georgia.

Germany

  • Captain Holger Jäde, Executive Secretary, Berufsbildungsstelle Seeschifffahrt e.V.,  nominated by Germany.
  • Ms. Monika Breuch-Moritz, President, Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH), nominated by the Federal Republic of Germany.

Haiti

  • Mrs Myriam Desrosiers Senatus, a former graduate of IMO’s World Maritime University (WMU), nominated by the Maritime and Navigation Service (SEMANAH) of the Republic of Haiti.

Honduras

  • Ms. Laura Ester Rivera Carbajal, Head, Marine Environmental Protection Department nominated by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine of Honduras of the Republic of Honduras

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

  • Captain Mohammad Ali Shahba, Maritime Consultant, nominated by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • Mr. Ali Akbar Marzban, Adviser for PMO Managing Director, Ports and Maritime Organization, Ministry of Roads and Urban Development nominated by Islamic Republic of Iran

Japan

  • Captain Shigeru Kojima, President, Japan Captains' Association, nominated by Japan.
  • Captain Yoshikazu Kamikubo, Adviser, Tabuchi Kaiun CO., nominated by Japan.

Liberia

  • Mr. Joseph Boakai Jr., Director of Corporate Strategy & Chief of Staff nominated by Liberia Maritime Authority of the Republic of Liberia.

Mexico

  • Captain Mario Alejandro Camacho Vidal, Secretary-General of the National Union of Pilots, nominated by the Merchant Marine of the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation  of the United Mexican States

Romania

  • Dr. Eng. Ovidiu Sorin Cupşa, General Manager and Chairman of Board of Directors Romanian Maritime Training Centre (CERONAV), nominated by Romania
  • Captain Serban Berescu, Associate Professor Constanta Maritime University, nominated by Romania
  • Mr. Liviu Aurelian Cazan, Director General, Romanian Naval Authority, nominated by Romania

Seychelles

  • Captain Joachim Andrea Valmont, Director General, Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration, nominated by the Republic of Seychelles

Singapore

  • Ambassador Mary Seet-Cheng, Special Adviser , nominated by Singapore

Spain

  • Captain Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, Capitán Marítimo, Maritime Authority in Tenerife, nominated by Spain
  • Mr. Carlos Sanlorenzo Ferri, Maritime Lawyer nominated by Spain
  • Prof. Juan Moreno-Gutiérrez, Head of College of Marine, Nautical and Radio Electronics Engineering  nominated by Spain

Sudan

  • Captain Islam Babkir Hassan Abudarag, Flag and Port State Control Officer, Maritime Administration Directorate, Ministry of Transport nominated by the Sudan

Tanzania

  • Mr. Patrick Machia Mipawa, Flag and Port State Control Officer  nominated by Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA) of the United Republic of Tanzania

United States of America

  • Rear Admiral Cari B. Thomas, United States Coast Guard, nominated by the United States Coast Guard of the United States of America
  • Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Chief Executive Officer , Morgan Marketing & Communications, nominated by the United States Coast Guard of the United States of America


IGOs

Abuja MoU

  • Mr. Richard Owolabi, Head, Technical nominated by Abuja MoU Secretariat

ROPME

  • Dr. Talal H. Aladwani, Superintendent QHSSE, Kuwait Oil Tanker Company nominated by Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment (ROPME)

 

NGOs

CLIA

  • Ms. Vanessa DiDomenico, Project Manager, Corporate Ship Refit Carnival Corporation & PLC nominated by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

IFSMA

  • Captain Juan Gamper, President, Chile Masters Association NAUTILUS- nominated by IFSMA
  • Captain Waldo Avalos Reygadas, Marine Consultant, Chile Masters Association NAUTILUS- nominated by IFSMA
  • Captain Assoc. Prof. Willi Wittig, MSc, Bremen University of Applied Sciences nominated by IFSMA
  • Captain John McCann, Chairman, Views and Positions Committee, Master Mariners of Canada nominated by IFSMA

MAIIF

  • Captain Marc-André Poisson, Chairman nominated by Marine Accident Investigators' International Forum (MAIIF)

Nautical Institute

  • Captain Sarabjit Singh Butalia, Consultant, nominated by the Nautical Institute
  • Mr. George Hoyt, FNI, Consultant, nominated by the Nautical Institute
  • Captain Berislav Vranic, FNI, Captain, nominated by the Nautical Institute
  • Captain Walimuni Nishan Wijayakulathilaka, Master Mariner, nominated by the Nautical Institute

ISO

  • Captain Charles H. Piersall, Chairman, ISO/TC8 & ISO Representative to IMO, nominated by the International Organization for Standardization