Jeffrey Owen Parry, Non-Executive Chairman

Jeff Parry has over 35 years of experience in the ocean shipping industry. He is currently the president of Mystic Marine Advisors LLC, a Connecticut-based advisory firm specializing in turnaround and emergent shipping companies. Previously, Mr. Parry has served as chairman of the board of TBS Shipping Ltd, a drybulk owner and CEO of Aries Maritime Transport Ltd., a tanker and containership owner that was listed on NASDAQ. He also served as a managing director of Poten & Partners, Inc, the energy and shipping consultant. Mr. Parry started his maritime career as a stevedore on the New York waterfront. Mr. Parry holds a B.A. from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University.