Bart joined Seaspan as President, Seaspan Marine in May 2015, bringing with him over 20 years experience in positions of leadership and senior management across diverse sectors of the marine transportation industry. The last 15 years have consisted of positions in the offshore supply boat business in the United States, West Africa, the Mediterranean and Latin America. He most recently served as Vice President, Americas at GulfMark Offshore Inc. – a company which operates 72 offshore vessels in various markets around the world. Prior to that, he worked at Tidewater Marine LLC as Area Manager, US Operations – a company that owns and operates the world’s largest fleet of offshore supply vessels.
A graduate from the University of Texas at Austin’s Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Program, Bart also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of New Mexico.
Bart provides vision, leadership and direction for Seaspan’s Marine Division and assumes ultimate accountability for the short and long term profitability of the marine business. A significant part of his role involves developing strategies and providing leadership around building exceptional customer relations, as well as creating longstanding positive employee and union relationships. In addition, Bart promotes and strengthens Seaspan’s Marine’s external reputation through high-level, industry-wide representation and marine community involvement.