Our Board of Directors, after having acquired a large experience in some of the most well known companies in Argentina, has decided to continue with the same activity under the name of Marítima Basal S.A.
Our Board of Directors is made up of :

Mr. Antonio M. Riveira Chairman
Mr. Gabriel R. Sisto Director
Mr. Carlos E. Samarin Director

Now a few words about each member of our Board of Directors :

Antonio M. Riveira:From 1974 and up to 1985 he worked as Customís Manager first at Compañía Holandesa and later at Delta Line. From 1985 and up to 1990 he acted as Customs and Operational Manager for A.M. Basal S.A. and the Stolt-Nielsen Group of companies. In 1990 he was promoted to the Chartering Department as Chartering Manager and in this capability he became specialized in the chartering of chemical and vegoil tankers and dry cargo broker.

Gabriel R. Sisto:He gained an extensive experience in the operations department at La Plata Port working for Agencia Marítima Seghini SRL. In this capacity he worked closely with the product carriers calling Y.P.F berths, and became familiar with this type of ships, petroleum and chemical products. In 1984 he obtains an Accounting Degree and moves to Buenos Aires to work as Accountant in Agencia Marítima Dulce SRL. During 1985 he became Accounting Manager of Agencia Marítima Basal S.A. (agents of Stolt-Nielsen group) and Seatank Buenos Aires S.A. (a liquid storage plant), acting from 1993 to 1995 as General Manager of Stolt-Nielsen S.A in Argentina.

Carlos E. Samarin:He owns a wide experience which has been acquired throughout his long years in the shipping business. He started his career in J.E.Turner & Co. from 1979 to 1981, he worked for Tritonia S.A. at the customs and port dept. He joined Ferrylineas Arg. S.A. in 1981 and stayed up to 1985 working for customs and port dept, therefore he became specialized in handling all kind of ships like general cargo, containers, tankers, chemicals and passengers. Meridian Maritime S.A. was his next job from 1986 to 1990, he continue working with all kind of ships and eventually doing some chartering. In 1990 he was promoted to Ops Manager and he also became member of its board of directors. In December 1997 he joined Maritima Basal S.A. when he is developing all his knowledge on shipping business.

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