ShipEcharter has been developed through more than 3 decades of experience in shipping Explosives and related cargoes, working with some of the largest global manufacturers in the commercial explosives industry.
ShipEcharter is managed by an Executive team and supported by an Advisory Board with a collective wealth of industry experience & knowledge of over 100 years, along with our technology partners Microtek Systems Inc. USA, Amazon Web Services, Wood Mackenzie and Vesseltracker.
ShipEcharter is an online shipping portal where cargo owners, ship owners and brokers can collaborate, systematically match, manually search and track cargo and ships in real time on a single digitalised platform.
Suite 527, 1 Coronation Street, Hornsby New South Wales 2077 Australia
+612 7204 4815
+61 401 993084
+612 9482 1371
Founder & CEO
Senior global logistics professional with proven experience in highly sensitivity dangerous goods (Including Explosives) in the chemical industry including manufacturer ORICA Limited (AU$6B).
Over 30 years of broad management experience, specialization in the commercial field with a deep background in operations, spanning across all modes of transport & logistics – sea, air, rail and trucking including warehousing and storage of hazardous chemicals (encompassing AU$0.75B spend, 20M kms operation)
Responsible for efficiency and safety of global logistics networks spanning across more than 30 countries in 6 continents using an acute knowledge of maritime transport operations and regulations (IMDG, IMSBC, ADGC, IATA) for safe shipping of dangerous goods.
Bachelor of Science, Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute London, Member of the Expert Panel – SAFEX, Senior Member ITIC, Advisor – Guidepoint, Advisory Council Member GLC, Six Sigma Black Belt Trained.
Executive Team & Advisory Board Member
Forty years management experience within the explosives and chemical industry with Orica Ltd. During this time activities included cost and manufacturing accounting in a factory environment, financial analysis and preparation of major capital expenditure proposals, establishment of an Australian based Joint Venture with a USA company as CFO and Company Secretary, corporate financial management including back office treasury, business development throughout SE and North Asia including responsibility of business in Hong Kong and establishment of a new business in Mongolia, secondment to China during the construction of a new manufacturing facility, business acquisition integration projects including the rationalisation of global manufacturing facilities and the establishment of new supply channels and manufacturing efficiency projects.
Bachelor of Business (Distinction) from Footscray Institute of Technology, former CPA
Executive Team & Advisory Board Member
Over 20 years as Vice President or Director Supply Chain for various large (US$4B) multi manufacturers, distributors, and third-party logistics companies including ORICA Limited, Hexion Inc., and Ryder System.
Responsible for all supply chain processes (plan, source, make, deliver, and return) including direct accountability for procurement strategy, planning, negotiations, and supplier management and supply chain regulatory compliance.
Over 13 years shipping explosives and working with manufacturers and 3rd party service providers to drive operational and safety improvements.
MBA (Operations & Quantitative Analysis), Bachelor of Science (Electrical & Computer Engineering) – Brigham Young University; Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (trained) and Green Belt (certified)
Advisory Board Member
Entrepreneurial, innovative executive with 25 years extensive international experience, optimizing operations and supply chain processes and leading transformational programs to maximize efficiencies and cost reductions in the beverage, food, chemical, pharmaceutical and mining industries.
Five years dealing with maritime transport for Explosives, specialized in Ammonium Nitrate, developing shipping alternatives for cost reduction and safety improvements in terms of products and people.
MBA, Industrial Engineer, Lean Management Diploma and Six Sigma Green Belt.
Advisory Board Member
Senior IT Executive with more than 25 years of experience in Technology strategy, Governance and Operational Delivery in multiple ASX listed organizations.
Coming from Research & Engineering background and having spent 10 years working in steel, automotive and biomedical industries; Ravi subsequently moved to supply chain Business IT function working in FMCG, engineering/manufacturing, and mining services sectors for last 18 years and have built a unique combination of multi industry experience & comprehensive ICT knowledge in manufacturing/supply industry.
Doctorate (PhD) in Engineering from University of NSW; Six Sigma Green belt training and advisor to start-ups.
28 years of experience in the mining and resource industry, starting in Canada in technical sales and moving throughout the USA, Australia, South America, and South Africa. A good part of Joe’s career was with the Orica Mining Services, where he held several managerial roles in their mining services division, Commercial Manager for North America, Vice President & General Manager for Orica Canada, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Technology and Commercialization and President, Orica Latin America in Chile. Joe also spent 2 years as Chief Operating Officer with Pacific Hydro in Australia, and then 6 years as Managing Director of BME in Johannesburg, South Africa. Joe currently resides in Denver, Colorado, USA.
In 2021, he started hydrogen Dynamics an advisory focused on green fuels, ammonia, and the explosives industry. His clients include global mining companies, explosive companies, private equity and investment banks.
Joe graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Laurentian University in Canada and then later received his MBA from Edinburgh Business School in Scotland. In 2008, he attended the Leadership program at INSEAD Business School in Singapore and in 2010, Joe graduated from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard.