Gastón is one of our Directors. He is a qualified Attorney-at-Law and has accumulated shipping experience since 1994, working with several lines and/or their agents such as NYK, ZIM LINES, Wilhelmsen Lines, Alianca Navegacao, Crowley, Columbus Line, Costa Line, Crystals Cruises, Log-In, Maersk and CSAV inter alia.
Simultaneously with his work-experience, he has assisted to different international seminars and trainings related to cargo claims, P&I insurance, International Contracts, Shipping and Admiralty Law at the North of England P&I´s Association Tyneside College, BIMCO, U.K. P&I and London School of Economics. He started his career as a shipping agent, with an emphasis on vessel/port operations, customs & logistics matters. Later on, he became part of the Legal, Claims & Insurance Department in Hamburg Sud AAR Area (Argentina, Paraguay & Uruguay). He has also accumulated surveying experience and handling of extraordinary events/situations, major accidents and catastrophes such as collisions, flooding, pollution and stowaways. He is presently dealing with international profile-clients thanks to his networking skills acquired by practice after two decades. He has also lectured on Admiralty and Maritime Law course at the Navigation Centre, with a pro-active participation within such entity that gathers Ship-owners and Maritime Agents.