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Below find a sample of the major roles we undertake in industry associations
Alaska Board of Marine Pilots:Tom Rueter - Since April 2012Robert J. Arts - From 2002 to 2012Alaska Steamship Association:Daniel J. Blackmore - Founding Member 1992, DirectorAlaska Steamship Response:James V. Lee - Founding Member, Director since 2002Association of Ship Brokers and Agents:Scott M. Jones - President 2014-2016, Director since 1998, Chairman Agency Affairs 2002-2014British Columbia Chamber of Shipping:Bruce Rothdram - Chairman 2012-2014Chairman-Navigation & Pilotage 2006-2008, 2015-2016Director since 2004Columbia River Steamship Operators Association:Ray Gebauer - Director, 2015Russ Lyzell - Board Member Since 2008San Francisco Bay Harbor Safety Committee :Jeff Robbins - April, 2016Foreign Ship Owners of the Pacific Coast (Preceeding PMSA Below):G. Scott Jones - President 1962-1986Louisiana Maritime Association:Steve Allen - DirectorMaritime Exchange of the Delaware River:Jesse W. Chambliss - Director since 1999Pacific Merchant Shipping Association:G. Scott Jones - Chairman since 1986Washington Pilot Board:Douglas S. Coburn - 2010-2012G. Vince Addington - 2000-2008YoungShip Texas:Kyle Munson - President, 2015
General Steamship Agencies, Inc. is an acknowledged industry leader in providing ship agency services in North America.
With roots in San Francisco, California dating back to 1920, our tramp agency network has staffed offices that span the entire continent. Our years of dedicated service to ship owners, charterers, shippers and receivers have prepared us well to take on future challenges.
Our domestic and worldwide customer base consists of principals who nominate and appoint us on vessels of all types and sizes and which carry just about every commodity presently being imported to and exported from North America. We also regularly handle drydockings and military vessels.