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Maritime Arbitrator, Mediator and Chartered Shipbroker
Ben Goss is a commercial (non-lawyer) arbitrator and CMC registered, CEDR accredited, IMI qualified mediator, with a strong commercial background in shipping.
A Chartered Shipbroker, Ben is a pro-active and seasoned negotiator with excellent inter-personal skills and cross-cultural awareness, combined with broad commercial experience of shipping and ship finance. Ben is particularly experienced in the chartering of bulk carriers, tankers and offshore supply vessels; the carriage of goods; the sale & purchase of second-hand vessels; the contracting of newbuildings; ship finance and leasing.
Educated in Law with a BA (Hons) in Business & Law, Ben chose a career in the commercial world of ship broking and spent 22 years from 1997 to 2019 with AP Moller-Maersk and Maersk Broker in the UK, USA, Greece and Denmark, in addition to which Ben has extensive experience of working with Asian colleagues, clients and counterparts. Ben was Managing Director of Maersk Broker UK from 2013-2019, and Director of Tankers / Newbuildings / Sale & Purchase at Maersk Broker K/S, Denmark from 2009 to 2013.
Ben is now Managing Director of Goss Maritime Ltd, further details of which are available here, and provides consultancy services to RMK Maritime (Europe) Ltd, under which he assists with the commercial management of an offshore supply vessel, amongst other things.