Robert Aberdour has over 35 years’ experience within the global shipping industry and has extensive knowledge of dry cargo chartering, vessels, shipping contracts and maritime practices. He has worked as a principal charterer, a shipowner and an owner’s and charterer’s broker. In addition to running a ship broking company, Robert co-founded a successful offshore shipping company and established and ran a ship operating business.
Robert’s areas of expertise include broking, operating, owning, ship finance, S&P plus charter party interpretation. Robert has a proven track record in many areas of shipping which involve start-ups to established shipping/trading organisations. Robert has acted as an expert in leading cases in London, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Robert currently serves on the Membership Council of the Baltic Exchange, he is also a Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA); a member of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA), and is member of the BEWA Council.