Our Team

Juan Carlos Cortez - jcc@advatagemaritime.com  
President and CEO, Advantage Maritime

Professor, Juan Carlos Cortez 
MAS. in Shipping Management from the World Maritime University in 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 plenty ship brokerage transactions all over the world using many type of vessels, he has been giving as well great emphases on offshore and commodities freight solutions. Captain JCC provides advice and counsel to Advantage Maritime Management Team on all business and technical matters. Click to View CV.


Rafael Añez - rafael@advantagemaritime.com

MA. Management (MIM) with specialization in International Trade – Sarasota, FL
Venezuelan Naval Academy – Mamo.  , Estado Vargas - Venezuela.

International Trading Consultant, 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

Member of the Board of Directors: Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd.,
Kingston, Jamaica
and the Independent Shipping Co. Georgetown, Grand Cayman


Beatrice Perez - operations@advantagemaritime.com

Marketing Coordinator, Advantage Maritime
MA. Planning Space,  Ann Arbor Univ. MI.

Beatriz has joined recently Advantage Maritime – giving a sparkling environment to our office. She holds a degree in IT Sciences’ that is primarily where the company's support lies. Being in charge of all promotional and Human Resources related issues.




Our team of professionals is here to assist you in all of your Maritime needs.
If you have any Questions or Special Request, please feel free to contact us.


Advantage Maritime
1975 Sanbury’s Way, #102
West Palm Beach, Florida 33411, USA
+1 561 801 0045