President and CEO, Advantage Maritime
Professor, Juan Carlos Cortez
Master's Degree in Shipping Management from the World Maritime University, Sweden 1995.
A career business owner and manager Juan Carlos Cortez oversees the business affairs, strategic development and leadership of ADVANTAGE MARITIME. With great experience and academic knowledge, Captain JCC has managed many ship brokerage transactions all over the world using all types of vessels. He has been giving, as well, great emphases on offshore and commodities freight solutions. Captain JCC provides advice and counsel to the Advantage Maritime Management Team on all business and technical matters. Click to View CV
MA. Management (MIM) with specialization in International Trade – Sarasota, FL
Venezuelan Naval Academy – Mamo. , Estado Vargas - Venezuela.
International Trading Consultant for Advantage Maritime with 30 years experience the Maritime industry. Well regarded for his leadership and innovation. Mr. Anez was Director at RAYCO Trading & Services, Inc. – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Responsible for the overall conduction of the business; with two lines of operations, one for the International trading of Commodities and the other was the brokering or the chartering of tonnage for bulk dry cargoes. Formerly Rafael was Trading and Logistics Director, at CEMEX for South-America and Caribbean Region. Click to View CV
Former member of the Board of Directors: Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd.,
Kingston, Jamaica and the Independent Shipping Co. Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Ms. Daly has worked in the oil industry with recognized companies such as British Petroleum and Lasmo.
She has been trained on oil Health Security and Environment and exploration. Studied Marine Biology at Miami Dade Community College. Speaks Spanish, English and Portuguese.
She represents the company in Venezuela as Country Manager coordinating vessels support and personnel training. Ms Daly is also responsible for business development, customer support for bids, presentations and research.
Felix Manuel Rojas Garcia is in charge of the Operation Department at Venezuela’s branch. Felix Manuel is a young and proactive Mechanical Engineer developing his career in shipping.
He graduated from the Universidad Simon Bolivar in Venezuela, with experience in Empresas Polar in the area of Steam Generation as well as the Management of Aqueducts, Water Supply, Pumps and Electric Charge Calculation required to operate Pumping Stations, development of Engineering Projects for growth and improvement of the Caracas Metropolitan Aqueduct (Instrumentation, Pipe Rehabilitation and Replacement). Autocad courses and Cathodic Protection of pipelines through sacrificial anodes and impressed current.