Fabio Desideri

Proven Director: Maritime/Global Operations, International Logistics/Shipping, Ports, Negotiation, Compliance, P&L
Self-directed and driven operations executive with a comprehensive background leading international shipping, logistics, process optimization, contract negotiation, and cross-functional teams to ensure success and achieve goals. Known as an innovative thinker with strong sustainability, rural development, consulting, and travel industry acumen. Demonstrated success in developing and seamlessly executing complex plans to navigate high-stress, politically unstable environments. Recognized for maximizing performance by implementing appropriate cost-saving strategies through analysis of details to gain an understanding of the logistics inefficiencies and trends. Expertise includes developing and managing global operations and stakeholder relations for multimillion-dollar integrated worldwide shipping leaders.

I’ve lived and worked abroad in multi-national, multi-cultural and politically charged environments – 12 years in Cairo (Egypt), 2 years in Tripoli (Libya) and a year in Monastir (Tunisia) and learned how to communicate, operate and produce results under stringent conditions.

• Increase profits by overseeing contracts, operations, weather routing, performance, and port restrictions.
• Oversaw complex project proposals submitted to the European Union, World Bank, and United Nations.
• Mitigated fines and penalties by executing audits and integrating findings.
• Settled numerous legal claims relative to off-hire, underperformance, overconsumption, and arbitration.
• Reduced losses by controlling warehouses, loading and unloading, storage, and stakeholder communications.

Ports, International Shipping, Operations Management, Maritime Operations, Freight, Logistics, Transportation, Business Strategy, Customs Regulations, Inventory Management, Troubleshooting, Project Planning and Management, Business Process Improvement, Import, International Business, Freight Forwarding, Cargo, Import/Export Operations, P&L Management, Regulatory Compliance, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Loss Prevention, Air Freight, Cross-border Transactions, Legal Compliance, Risk Management, Warehousing, Transportation Planning, Third-Party Logistics (3PL), Root Cause Analysis, Sales Operations, Social Media, Agriculture, Sustainability, Brand Management, ISO Standards

  • birthdate : 24/07/1966
  • phone : +39 335 6270876
  • email : fabio.desideri@gmail.com
  • website : http://www.fabiodesideri.it
  • : https://www.linkedin.com/in/fabiodesideri/
  • address : 139, Via dei Nocchieri - 00054 Fiumicino (Rome) - Italy

Ships Calls Handled Worldwide


Year Experience


Projects Done


Managing all operation of ships in port. Communication with Owners /Ships Masters/Authorities, and all parties concerned.


Flexibility to respond to your needs for equipment modification efficiently and cost-effectively.


After several years working on a worldwide basis, have reached a good knwolwdge of Ports around the world.



Ports Knwoledge

Good knwolede of Ports Worldwide



Several years experience as Chartering. Good knoledge of Charter Parties and relevant negotiation.


Post Fixture

After several years in Chartering have achieved good experience with Post Fixtures issues.



Achieved an high experience in negotiation.



Developed good experience in accounting and management.


Flexibility to work abroad

Several experiences aborad: Egypt / Tunisia / Lybia / Monaco / Switzerland / Netherland / Dubai

  • Shipping Operations 100%
  • Leadership 95%
  • Logistics 90%
  • Port Operations 100%
  • International Shipping Operations 95%
  • Italian 100%
  • English 95%
  • Arabic 90%
  • French 85%

I am available for Relocation



What our clients saying

"I had the pleaasure of working with Fabio for several years. I was always impressed by his technical expertise that allows him to solve even the most complicated problems effortlessy. His attitude and his tireless approach to his job translates into a very reliable service."

Andrea Potenza – Chartering Manager at Cefetra spa and Cefetra Ibérica

"I rarely come across real talents who stand out like Fabio. I had the pleasure of working with Fabio on several project teams. Fabio’s ability to handle multiple projects was unlike any I’ve seen before and made a dramatic increase in the productivity level of our company. No matter how tense a meeting, Fabio made sure everyone left with a smile. As a team member or a leader, Fabio earns my highest recommendation"

Roberto Zecchina – Cambiaso & Risso

Some of clients I worked with


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