General Manager, North America
Rhoda Voth is the General Manager for Saga Welco – North America. She joined Saga Forest Carriers 21 years ago as Claims Manager. In January 2000, she opened the Regional office in Savannah, and has served in several management roles since then. Prior to working in Shipping she was a Graduate Faculty Member at Mercer University, a Management Consultant with Deloitte & Touche, and an Engineering Analyst for Goodyear Aerospace Corporation.
Rhoda holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Akron, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree from Purdue University. In 2014, following completion of the required courses for “The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS)”, she became a member of ICS, and received the Port Strategy award. Recently, she has been promoted to ‘Fellow’ within ICS.
Saga Forest Carriers and Westfal-Larsen shipping merged in 2014 to form Saga Welco. Saga Welco now has a fleet of 52 ships, 50 of which are Open Hatch Gantry Crane, designed specifically for the carriage of forestry products.
Conference Session 7: Breakbulk Carriers
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017
Breakbulk carriers are facing tougher and tougher challenges. This panel will discuss the current breakbulk shipping landscape and how they are weathering the storm.