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Michael P. McCarthy resume

  1. 1. Michael P. McCarthy 208 Fern Street #801 West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5623 USA Tel: 954-527-5474 Mobile: 954-663-6807 Fax: 707-222-2268 E-Mail: michaelpmccarthy@yahoo.com CAREER SUMMARY Broad-based professional with over 20 years of diverse and extensive management experiences in the “Maritime Industry” at both the domestic and international levels. Special skills include logistics, business operations, finance, sales/marketing, chartering, S&P and customer service. Possess accomplishments and proven results in business planning, problem-solving, negotiation, consulting projects, and team-building. Able to travel, relocate, and have traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and Canada. Possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills, computer literacy skills, and the ability to learn new work systems quickly. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ESI – Fort Lauderdale, FL 2009-Present CONSULTANT & BROKER Maritime Related Projects:  Marketing of OSRV & OSRV-arc designs.  Marketing of a Wind Farm transport & service vessel design.  Vessel Management & ship refinancing project.  Funding & chartering for private entity vessel purchase for anti-piracy usage.  Port gantry crane automation software marketing.  New commercial vessel design logistics, finance & feasibility studies & marketing.  Sales & Marketing of Port & Vessel software applications & ERP. SDSD – Fort Lauderdale, FL 2011-2011 ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE (AMERICAS)  Sales and Marketing of high volume messaging, vessel and trading data analytical software, customized reporting, charter party editor, community information portals and maritime document management. Strategic Dataworks – London & Athens 2007-2009 MARKETING & SALES REPRESENTATIVE
  2. 2.  Handled the marketing and sales for messaging and shipbroker software applications to shipowners, shipbrokers and charterers successfully for both existing and established new accounts in a dynamic environment.  Territory included accounts in UK, France, Monaco, Spain, Germany and Scandinavia.  Coordinated with Support & Accounting to solve account problems.  Frequent travel throughout EU.  Marketed new applications for improved ship-to-shore vessel communications.  Development and Marketing of a proprietary Internet Portal. AGRIEX - Port Everglades, FL 2006 -2007 PORT CAPTAIN  Coordination of all port land side activities for containership operator involving intense deadlines of discharge and loading of cargoes.  Port liaison to communicate with port & CBP agencies for scheduling and clearance of refrigerated foodstuffs.  Meeting deadlines for vessel scheduling and cargo logistics flow including load plans.  Truck scheduling for company vessels and cargoes from other ship owners vessels. Hyde Shipping Corp. - Port Everglades, FL 2004 - 2006 BOARDING AGENT  Responsible for handling entrance/clearance of company owned & chartered ships & all other related agency matters and communicated with CBP agencies for cargo handling including container inspection of refrigerated foodstuffs.  Acted as representative for consignee on-sight cargo pick-ups and assisted on ISPS issues.  Involved in recruitment and orientation of crewing matters. ISS Shipping Services - Port Everglades, FL 2004 PORT REPRESENTATIVE (Port of Miami and Port Everglades)  Managed all government & port compliance regarding entrance/clearance of ships.  Arranged logistics & services related to vessel load/discharge & crew matters and responsible for computer data entry related to vessel voyage accounting. CONSULTING SERVICES AND PROJECTS 2000-2004 eShiftLog - Savannah, GA MARKETING AND SALES REPRESENTATIVE – NORTH AMERICA  Represented an Australian based company.  Demonstrated software applications to Ports and Stevedore companies. Southern Marine Supply Co. - Savannah, GA SALES REPRESENTATIVE
  3. 3.  Increased sales of ship provisions, bonded stores, cabin, deck and engine equipment by 20% in the Ports of Savannah, Charleston & Jacksonville. Coastal Line Handling & Piloting, Inc. - Savannah, GA LINE HANDLER  Handled lines of vessel arrival and departures at Ports of Savannah. The Port Republic Co., LLC - Port Royal, SC LOGISTICS & IT MANAGER  Instrumental in the organization of new start-up company in retail/wholesale building materials.  Recommended communication and transportation systems. RTAOnline.com - Savannah, GA LOGISTICS/CUSTOMER SERVICE  Dealt with the in-house online business and effectively handled customer access calls.  Insured timely shipping of merchandise to customers. New South Companies Inc. - Myrtle Beach, SC 1999 LOGISITICS ADMINISTRATION  Negotiated warehouse and inland deliveries and handled import documentation.  Scheduled and booked export cargoes.  Coordinated cargo readiness within 3 different plants in South & North Carolina. MSI (Mariner Systems Inc.) - San Mateo, CA 1997-1999 ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE  Instrumental in the introduction of software, computer & Internet technology solutions.  Promoted business solutions through demonstrations at customers’ offices & at trade shows.  Created marketing and promotional literature thus increasing customer awareness & promoted virtual private network solutions. Colonial Marine Industries, Inc. - Savannah, GA 1995-1997 CHARTERING BROKER  Successfully arranged charters for in-house owned and managed ships, third party cargoes & ships on a worldwide scale, both dry and wet.  Involved in new development and S&P brokerage of ships. Effectively communicated with the operations, agency and accounting departments.
  4. 4. Maritime Transportation – NYC, NY & Belgium 1989-1995 CONSULTANT for following: Earth Shipping International, NY, NY  Obtained a “Letter of Interest’ from MARAD for an innovative ship design.  Represented an international company (Sinochem, Beijing) for promotion of shipbuilding in the PRC.  Sales & Marketing of Exxon Marine Lubricants as well as the marketing of ship piracy solutions.  Promoted the development of an industry on-line interactive service. S.S.Maritime Inc. - NYC, NY  Advised client regarding commodities, proposals, disposition of ships and bulk cargo management.  Consulted on computer automation. SMST - Antwerp, Belgium  Acted as Logistics Manager addressing marketing, trading of commodities and offshore development and chartering activities. Simpson, Spence & Young - NYC, NY  Participated as Shipbroker for grain cargoes of Panamax and Capsize vessels & collection and evaluation of international market trade data. OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES Mitsubishi International Corporation - NYC, NY 1985 - 1989 MANAGER, LOGISTICS Charter broker for dry & wet trades. Logistics. Liner booking and contracting. Traded successfully on BIFFEX. Antares Chartering & Shipping, Inc. - NYC, NY 1984 - 1985 MARKETING MANAGER Earth Shipping International - Earth City, MO 1983 - 1984 DIRECTOR Crowley TMT Corporation - St. Louis, MO 1983 DISTRICT MARKETING MANAGER Kerr Steamship Company, Inc. - St. Louis, MO 1979 - 1983 SALES REPRESENTATIVE U.S. Navy 1975-1978 Petty Officer 2nd Class Supply & Logistics aboard ship
  5. 5. Stolt Nielsen (Parcel Tankers Inc.) 1974 Operations Assistant Vessel Operations for chemical tankers Anchor Shipping Corporation 1972-1973 Office and Territory Manager  Ship agent for vessels calling ports of Cleveland, Erie & Ashtabula, OH  Sales representative for five liner shipping companies. Nordship Shipping Agencies 1972 Boarding Agent  Ship agent for liner and chartered vessels calling ports of Cleveland, Erie & Ashtabula, OH EDUCATION Cuyahoga Community College – Cleveland, OH 1967-1970 Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Retailing June 22, 1970 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS Several Maritime-Related Associations PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES Available Upon Request