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Roberto Gayoso

Head of Chartering, South America


Roberto Gayoso is currently the Head of Chartering of Cosco Shipping South America, since January 2018. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Previously, Roberto was the VP & General Manager at Grieg Star Shipping Rio for more than 8 years and Commercial Director at Star Shipping Rio for another 10 years 

Roberto has also lived in Bergen, Norway between 2003/2004 working at Star Shipping HQ as Chartering of T/C vessels within Atlantic region. Roberto has vast experience of forestry and other general cargoes within South America countries.  


Managing Aging Fleets: Are Existing Carriers Opening Themselves up to Competition

Day 1

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

  • Exploring the future building programmes for major traditional carriers
  • Whether vessel capacity increases will come from outside of Asia
  • How carriers are positioned to capitalised on the 2021/22 pulp production boom
  • Coping with increase transportation distances of pulp
  • Will freight rates enable carriers to engage in building programmes?
  • Assessing the opportunity to seize market share
  • The proposition for new carriers in the field such as Cosco
  • Is this an open invitation to container carriers to strengthen their position?

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