The crisis in Syria is the largest political, humanitarian, and development challenge in the world today. The massive displacement and destruction of people and infrastructure challenged Safe Ports to respond. We are developing an inland logistics park on the Jordanian border with Syria to facilitate Syria’s industrial redevelopment.
SafePorts Logistics Park strengthens post-crisis rehabilitation. Our secure logistics park is designed to enable foreign companies to safely ship and distribute products and equipment to the region for the restoration of hospitals, schools, manufacturing, construction,and agricultural resources.
Founder, President, CEO of Safe Ports, Lucy brings decades of international development experience to the company. She was credited, in 2016, by a member of the World Bank Board of Directors as “being a catalyst to global change” for her extraordinary efforts during the 1990s. Post 2000, she has dedicated her career to helping to make the world safer through integrated logistics solutions worldwide. She has served on a variety of academic, business, and cultural boards and is a frequent speaker on international security issues.
Safe Ports' key personnel all have extensive experience supporting the Defense Logistics Agency. Safe Ports ensures that our personnel do the right thing culturally and without stepping outside of the important lines governing and controlling each engagement. They are prepared to execute their mission be it specifically designed or part of a mission-critical solution. Safe Ports has been lauded for its operational readiness and effectiveness for its work in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guam, as well as other locations.
SafePorts’ success in the management of large, complex programs such as Defense Distribution Guam, is due to our exceptionally qualified site management team,and continuous involvement of the Executive Management team.
With decades of legal and business experience, Paul has been Safe Ports' General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer since 2005. He directs Safe Ports' 24-hour-a-day operations, which spans North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. Dealing in a highly decentralized environment, he assures that Safe Ports people throughout the world are prepared to engage in their work at the highest level of effectiveness, even in the most austere conditions.
Safe Ports' expertise in stevedoring, warehouse, and distribution services is drivenby a mindset of maintaining a collaborative partnership with our customers to ensure excellence in every operation.
We work together seamlessly, from HQ in Charleston to shipside in Subic Bay, our people are trusted to do the right thing, the right way, every day.
Jimmy’s education and career experience in the accounting field have been focused on government and defense contracting for nearly 20 years. As Vice President of Finance, he not only manages Safe Ports' daily accounting and finance responsibilities, but he is also the interlocker that pulls the company's operations, business development, administration, and security together into a shared focus. Jimmy’s tremendous emphasis on corporate collaboration ensures each department stays on schedule and on budget while maintaining outstanding program performance levels.
Safe Ports combines theoretical research in advanced areas, such as cloud computing, swarm intelligence, and homogenous data processing, with hands-on software development for mission critical applications.
Our technological expertise and insight, as well as international awareness and engagement with many cultures, have been instrumental in supporting Safe Ports’ mission critical operations.
Sergei joined Safe Ports in 2003, developing and integrating situational / operational awareness solutions for seaports in Latin America and the Middle East. As Chief Technology Officer, Sergei's prime role at Safe Ports is to find, evaluate, and, as necessary, develop new technologies that are the best suited for a specific project. Under his technological leadership, Safe Ports has moved all its IT services in the Cloud and achieved major reductions in operational costs while, at the same time, increasing security, reliability, and business continuity.
Safe Ports combines its logistics expertise with GIS tools to detect geographic patterns such as disease clusters resulting from toxins, sub-optimal water access or flood inundation, for emergency response.
Safe Ports' Geospatial analysts help our customers use powerful modeling techniques to make better business predictions; our local, state, national and international geospatial professionals collaborate to help solve problems which require cross-border solutions such as fire, flooding, refugee crises, and planning for large-scale logistics requirements.
Michael’s passion for Geospatial applications began in Asia as an Air Force Photo Interpretation Specialist and has continued through the decades. Michael’s early mastery of remote sensing, photogrammetry, airborne sensing technologies, and a wide variety of applications and tech innovations compels him to stay current with changing industry needs and requirements. Geography, Cartography, and Business Development degrees and certifications have enabled Michael to successfully advise Fortune 100 companies and small businesses on geospatial hardware and software acquisitions.
Leveraging all the tools for Project Management ensures a trackable pathway to a successful project. Safe Ports hires qualified personnel and employs quality processes at every level of our organization. By providing a safe and supportive environment for all employees, team members go that one step further for our customers.
As a certified PMP with nearly 20 years supporting the DOD, the variety of customers and requirements provide invaluable knowledge and skills to utilize for each opportunity and increase value for our future customers.
As a seasoned Project Management Professional (PMP) and Program Manager, Sharon has supported multiple DOD agencies. Having participated in an internal appraiser role for Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) certification, she is focused on customer requirements and ensuring compliance to single- and multi-award government contracts. A proud graduate of The Citadel Masters program, Sharon sits as Vice President of Member Services for the local Project Management Institute (PMI) Charleston Chapter organization.