Charlie Bungard is responsible for all deck, cargo and engineering operations with Algoma’s domestic fleets. Mr Bungard has more than 30 years of experience in the marine industry, having been involved in a broad range of maritime activities and operations in various sectors of this industry. Mr Bungard initially joined Algoma Central Corporation in 2015, was appointed Assistant Vice-President, Technical Operations in April 2020 and on September 1, 2022 assumed the role of Vice-President, Operations.  

Charlie started his maritime career as an Engineering Cadet with Cunard Line, and progressed over 15 years at sea to the rank of 1st Engineer with Disney Cruise line. In 2005 Charlie joined an offshore support company in the UK as Superintendent, and since then has been employed in various senior technical operations and management roles in the international marine industry. This has included work with vessels employed in Offshore Support, Tug/Barge, RoRo/RoPax, Dry Bulk, and Oil Tanker operations. Prior to joining Algoma Charlie held positions as Technical Manager with Northern Marine, a subsidiary of Swedish ship owner Stena; and McKeil Marine as Senior Director for Technical Operations.

Charlie is a registered Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Marine Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology. He was educated at South Tyneside College in the UK and holds an unlimited Class 1 Certificate of Competency in Marine Engineering.

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