Meet The Team

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"Technical entrepreneur and product leader."

Alex Routledge

CEO & Founder

  • Experience: Technical entrepreneur and product leader

  • Naval Architect, Royal Dutch Shell: Design, engineering & construction of maritime assets

  • Technical Superintendent, Qatar Gas: LNG Fleet Management

  • Project Engineer, Full scale installation & performance verification of Air Lubrication system

  • MBA Candidate, Said Business School, Oxford

  • Master of Engineering (Honors) Naval Architecture, Newcastle University

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Marine Technology Newcastle University

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Roger Armson

Chairman and Company Secretary

  • Director & Chairman of the Board: Larne Harbour Ltd & Port of Cairnryan Ltd

  • Consultant and small business operator

  • Operations Director: Stena Line, DFDS, Norfolkline (Maersk), Norse Merchant Ferries

  • Business Development Director: Antrak International (CMA CGM)

  • Operations Director: OT Africa Line (CMA CGM)

  • Navigating Officer onboard general cargo & tanker vessels trading world wide

  • MBA, Kingston University

  • Certificate of Competency, Deck Officer, unlimited

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"Maritime executive and commercial director."


“Strategy and finance director."

Johann van der Merwe

 Finance Director

  • ​Consultant, RAND Strategy Advisors

  • Investment Banking Analyst, Barclays Africa Group

  • MBA Candidate, Said Business School, University of Oxford

  • CFA Charterholder

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Investment Management, University of Johannesburg

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, University of Johannesburg

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Mike Delisle

Marine Engineer

  • Former Chief Engineer on deep sea merchant vessels.

  • Former shore based Technical Superintendent responsible for safe, reliable and cost-effective maintenance, repair, dry-dock works and relationships with the MCA and classification societies at companies such as V Ship, Maersk, DFDS and Stena Line for their respective RoPax and Freight ferry fleets operating in the Irish Sea.

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"Experienced Maritime Professional."