ANTHONY OKWECHIME - Executive Director, Operations

ANTHONY OKWECHIME, Masters in Transport Planning (MTP),  PGD, HND - Executive Director, Operations

He started his professional career in Marshall Shipping Company, Sapele as Boarding and Crewing Officer from 1985 – 1989. He was later appointed as Executive Director (Operations) in Mawa Maritime (Nig) Ltd a subsidiary of Mawa Group in 1993. His job brief profile includes; managing, controlling a team of other units to achieve goals and objectives (quick vessel turnaround) chasing overdue accounts bank reconciliations at end of year – high level business relationship with top management of client companies. Consultancy services such as firming up charter party agreement for our clients..

During his tenure as the Executive Director (operations) in Mawa Maritime, his company provided services to Glencore UK, London, provide agency services at Warri and Port Harcourt Refineries jetties loading fuel oil. SNOACOP/CPI; representatives of Republic of Benin; handle their agency services/firming up charter party agreements for vessels loading from Nigerian waters. MESOPOTEMIA TRADING COMPANY, Dubai, handled Agency/Husbandry services for their vessels calling at Nigeria waters. SHELL NIGERIA OIL PRODUCT LTD (a division of SPDC); handled vessels discharging into barges and shore tanks at Warri and Port Harcourt. Some other companies of note includes; PEDMACGREK OIL AND TRADING COY, MARC INTL LTD; TIPTREE (NIG) LTD; TONIQUE OIL etc. He also served as Agency/Logistics Coordinator with TIPTREE Intertrade (Nig) Ltd between 2005-2006. He later joined Phoenix Ocean Line Ltd/Anchor Safe Nig. Ltd in 2007 as Operations/Crewing Coordinator. He was appointed Executive Director in I.I. Marines Ltd in 2011.