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
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.
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 &
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
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
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
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
Truck scheduling for company vessels and cargoes from other ship owners
Hyde Shipping Corp. - Port Everglades, FL 2004 - 2006
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
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
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
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
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
Recommended communication and transportation systems.
RTAOnline.com - Savannah, GA
Dealt with the in-house online business and effectively handled customer
Insured timely shipping of merchandise to customers.
New South Companies Inc. - Myrtle Beach, SC 1999
Negotiated warehouse and inland deliveries and handled import
Scheduled and booked export cargoes.
Coordinated cargo readiness within 3 different plants in South & North
MSI (Mariner Systems Inc.) - San Mateo, CA 1997-1999
Instrumental in the introduction of software, computer & Internet technology
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
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
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
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
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
Charter broker for dry & wet trades. Logistics. Liner booking and contracting.
Traded successfully on BIFFEX.
Antares Chartering & Shipping, Inc. - NYC, NY 1984 - 1985
Earth Shipping International - Earth City, MO 1983 - 1984
Crowley TMT Corporation - St. Louis, MO 1983
DISTRICT MARKETING MANAGER
Kerr Steamship Company, Inc. - St. Louis, MO 1979 - 1983
U.S. Navy 1975-1978
Petty Officer 2nd Class
Supply & Logistics aboard ship
Stolt Nielsen (Parcel Tankers Inc.) 1974
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
Ship agent for liner and chartered vessels calling ports of Cleveland, Erie &
Cuyahoga Community College – Cleveland, OH 1967-1970
Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Retailing
June 22, 1970
Several Maritime-Related Associations
Available Upon Request