Gianluca obtained his Master’s Licence sailing on board of oil / chemical tankers and cruise liners. Gianluca joined TMC (Marine Consultants) Ltd in 2012.
Previously he worked for a well-known marine cargo surveying firm as Cargo Surveyor / Loss Adjuster and Salvage Sale Broker. During this period Gianluca also trained as a claims handler, dealing with General Average and Salvage aspects of marine casualties, on behalf of cargo interests.
More recently Gianluca worked in Saudi Arabia as Shipping & Insurance Manager for the largest importer of fresh produce in the Middle East. Gianluca was responsible for the shipping / port operations of the company and the commercial relationships with major container carriers worldwide.
Throughout his surveying career, Gianluca has specialised in refrigerated products, bulk commodities, steel, forest products, containerised general cargoes and project cargoes. For several years he was involved in loss prevention surveys acting for project cargo interests in the wind power industry.
Gianluca is a native Italian speaker and is also fluent in Spanish.