Stephen M. Carmel is Senior Vice President, Maritime Services at Maersk Line, Limited (MLL), responsible for all technical and operating activities.
He previously held positions in operations and finance for U.S. Marine Management, Inc. and Maersk Line, Limited. Steve began his career sailing as a deck officer and Master primarily on tankers.
Mr. Carmel graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 1979. He also holds an M.A. in Economics and a M.B.A. from Old Dominion University. Steve is currently a PhD Candidate in International Studies with an emphasis in International Political Economy and second emphasis in Conflict. He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and is certified in Financial Management (CFM). Steve’s research and publishing interests are in maritime security, trade and conflict, and arctic regional issues.
Mr. Carmel is a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel (N00k), a 2009 Senior Fellow at the Homeland Security Policy Institute at The George Washington University, on the Board of Trustees of the Old Dominion University Research Foundation, and a member of the Marine Board of the National Research Council. He is also a member of the CSR Science and Education Advisory Committee at Stevens Institute, the North American Committee for Det Norske Veritas, the Special Committee for Vessel Operations, American Bureau of Shipping, and on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Maritime Association. He is also a member of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology Advisory Board, and the Advisory Council of the International Maritime, Ports and Logistics Management Institute, at Old Dominion University.
Mr. Carmel is also a member of various industry and academic associations including the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, World Affairs Council of Hampton Roads, and the American Economic Association.
Steve, his wife, Alison, and son, John live in Norfolk, Virginia.