Since 1993 Guardian Has Provided:


– Dry cargo shipping solutions to industrial shippers globally.
– Guardian’s shipping network operates global dry bulk and logistics services.
– Guardian manages a fleet of Ultramax/Supramax bulk carriers.
– Guardian offers shipowners specialized global market access and enhanced performance through its managed pool offerings.

Guardian Controls an Expanding Fleet of:


Modern, Geared, Dry Cargo Vessels


– Supramax

– Ultramax

Global Reach Local Touch


8 offices worldwide

Over 300 customers

In 20 countries

Calling over 500 ports

For over 25 years


Management Team

In charge of overall strategic management of Guardian as the most respected operator of dry bulk pools in the industry. Responsible for delivering Guardian Pool’s superior performance, directing employment of Guardian’s fleet globally, overseeing execution of voyages to optimize bottom line. Conceptualized the construction of the Guardian Pool. Manages Guardian’s entire commercial division, including its network of global offices. Maritime career spanning nearly 3 decades. With Guardian since inception, experience as a Line Manager and Managing Director of Guardian Houston.

George E. Cody

Interim Chief Executive Officer

President & Chief Operating Officer

Responsible for all ship management functions and vessel sale & purchase. Vast technical expertise including nearly a decade of seagoing experience and knowledge with the full range of the vessel life cycle from new build to scrapping. In maritime industry for over 40 years. Actively participates in industry organizations; member of Lloyd’s Register’s North America Advisory Committee, North American Committee of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, and formerly held board positions with NAMEPA and Green Marine.

Ronald W. Tursi

Executive Vice President of Guardian & President of Guardian Ship Management Inc.

Responsible for executing Guardian’s financial strategy, monitoring Guardian Pools’ performance, and overseeing Guardian’s accounting department. Established accounting and monitoring procedures of the Guardian Pool upon its inception. His career began as an auditor of shipping companies with Deloitte and has spanned over 3 decades in several accounting and finance roles for such companies as Sara Lee, Kraft Foods International, and Terex Corporation.

Sridhar Hariharan

Chief Financial Officer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Responsible for the management and modernization of Guardian technology including architecture, hardware, software, and third-party integrations. Building and designing systems for 15 years across several industries. Prior to Guardian: Vice President and Senior Software Engineer for Strategic Value Partners (SVP), a global, multi-billion dollar hedge fund. Prior to SVP: Chief Technology Officer for StoryPress – a social networking startup where he put in place state-of-the-art systems to drive thousands of users and helped the company raise capital through several rounds of fundraising.

Eric London

Chief Technology Officer                                                                          

What Customers Are Saying About Guardian Navigation

Our company completed multiple fixtures with Guardian since 2011. Over the years, Guardian has proven themselves to be a very reliable transportation option for our cargo in some of the most challenging areas of the world.


Global Trading Company, Coal

Switzerland HQ, India Division

Our company has enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Guardian for several years. Guardian carried regularly steel products in a timely and professional manner. We expect to continue to work with Guardian for a long period.


Producer, Steel; Mining, Iron Ore

United Kingdom HQ, Brazil Division

In the past 15 years, Guardian has been outstanding in service, responsibility and performance; therefore we highly recommend them. We look forward to enjoying Guardian services on short, medium and long term.


Producer, Steel Products

South America

We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Guardian since the company began in 1993. Guardian is carrying many of our cargoes of zinc, lead and copper to the Far East and other destinations, doing so in a timely and very professional manner.


Commodities Trader, Minerals

Switzerland HQ, Peru Division

We have worked with Guardian carrying our mineral concentrates from Chile since we began shipments in 2007. The service Guardian has provided has always been timely and very professional.


Global Trading Company, Mining

Switzerland HQ, South America Division

Since 2006 Guardian has afforded us first class support and advice which has enabled us to develop markets and conclude trades. This cooperation and professionalism sets them apart from their competitors.


Trading House, Steel

United Kingdom