Global Sales Director
BBC Chartering USA
Edwin Bastian joined BBC Chartering in August 2007. He currently serves as global sales director and leads the strategic sales initiative for the largest global breakbulk and project chartering fleet in the world. During Bastian’s 40-year career, he has held management positions with NYK North America, Evergreen Marine, Port of Long Beach, Jones Stevedoring and Nautilus Leasing, UBS and Morgan Stanley. He is an active member of various industry organizations including the International Transportation Management Association of Houston, Railway Industrial Clearance Association, editorial advisory board for Breakbulk Magazine, and Breakbulk Americas Program advisory board, and serves on the board of Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund, a Texas 501©(3). Bastian also is frequently invited as a guest speaker and panelist at trade luncheons and events inside and outside the Houston area.