Capt. Gamal Fekry is a master mariner and has nearly 42 years' worth of experience in the shipping industry. He served three years as Managing Director at Red Sea Marine Management before he was appointed CEO and member of the board of directors in 2014. In 2018, he resigned to become Managing Director for his own company, MC Ship Management. Fekry spent the first 24 years of his career with Kuwait Oil Tanker Company, progressing from Cadet to Fleet Manager for the LPG and products fleet. His next posting was at British Petroleum Shipping in London, starting as Global Manager Ship Vetting, moving to Manager Vetting and Clearance. He served with BP for 11 years, during which he was the Regional Manager for Marine Assurance (Middle East) and seconded to The Supreme Petroleum Council of Abu Dhabi as a Marine Manager, where he set up and established the ADNOC Vetting Department.