Our People

Leadership team

Mark Mullins
Mark MullinsDirector
Mark joined BAY Shipping in 1996, and his vast experience has been instrumental in the growth and continued success of the company. Beginning his career in shipping as an Agency Clerk, Mark held various senior roles before becoming Director and gained valuable hands-on experience in the intricacies of both port agency and chartering services. Mark is passionate about the company’s history and values and places great emphasis on customer service and going the extra mile for our customers.
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Kevin Parker
Kevin ParkerFinance Manager
A qualified accountant and Chartered Shipbroker, Kevin joined BAY Shipping in 2010 to oversee our finance function. Kevin has over 20 years’ experience in finance and accounting and 7 years’ experience in the shipping industry. Kevin is committed to continual improvement and is always looking for new ways to streamline company processes and enhance the service provided to our customers. Kevin is a member of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers and a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants.
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Peter James
Peter JamesAgency Manager
Peter joined Bay Shipping, Cardiff in September 2018 as Agency Manager, bringing with him 30 years Shipping Agency operational and commercial experience in UK, Europe and Middle East.
Peter believes in a dedicated and enthusiastic agency team focussing on Service Delivery and Customer Satisfaction producing great results and ultimately growth.
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Chris Counsell
Chris CounsellChartering / Agency
Chris was identified as the stand out candidate for development as Shipping Agent / broker within the Bay Shipping team, joining us in August 2018. With a strong customer service background and excellent interpersonal skills, combined with other transferrable talents such as organisation and flexibility he is a perfect fit for the unique demands of the Shipping Sector.
Chris is looking to the future with Bay Shipping and the John Good Group and will be utilising all available support to develop his career.
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Rob Burnham
Rob BurnhamShip Agent
Rob joined the Bay Shipping team in November 2019 and has over 25 years port agency experience mainly working but not exclusively in Bristol and South Wales ports.
He is a member of The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and a member, and past-president of The Bristol Maritime Trade Association.
He also represents the BMTA on the Bristol Port Welfare Committee of the Merchant Navy Welfare Board.
Rob is a believer in high quality and hands-on agency operations. He can be relied upon to use his knowledge and vast contacts to ensure the smoothest possible port call for all parties.
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Alfie McAteer
Alfie McAteerShip Agent
With a background in the Maritime Industry, including crewing on Super Yachts, Alfie joined Bay Shipping in April 2019 and had to hit the ground running.
With a lot of enthusiasm for the business, we expect him to develop quickly into a high performing member of the team.
We will give him all necessary support and look forward to seeing him progress in the coming months and years.
Joanne Daniels
Joanne DanielsShip Agent
With plenty of Ships Agency experience operating throughout the Bristol Channel, Jo adds significantly to the Bay Shipping team. Jo has been working across many sectors in Dry Cargo, Project and Liquid markets developing extensive knowledge of all Ports and Terminals around the region.
Highly organised with excellent communication has enabled Jo to be able to rapidly develop sound working relationships with the Bay Shipping clients and counterparties and she is a valuable part of the team.

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Bay Shipping Limited  –  As agents only.
Ground Floor, Cromlin East,
Longwood Drive.
Cardiff, CF14 7YT, WALES
Call: + 44 (0) 2920 453399
Fax: 02920 454 343
Email: agency@bayshipping.co.uk